Citalopram is employed for treating depression. Citalopram can be a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It works by restoring the check of serotonin, an all natural substance within the brain, which will help to improve certain mood problems.
Use Citalopram as directed because of your doctor.
Ask your health care provider questions you could have regarding how to use Citalopram.
Store Citalopram at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store faraway from heat, moisture, and light-weight. Do not store inside bathroom. Keep Citalopram out of the reach of youngsters and far from pets.
All medicines could potentially cause unwanted effects, but a majority of everyone has no, or minor, unwanted side effects.
Check with your doctor if some of these most popular unwanted side effects persist or become bothersome:
Decreased sexual interest or ability; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; increased sweating; lightheadedness when you stand or crunch; loss in appetite; nausea; stuffy nose; tiredness.
Seek medical assistance right away if all of these severe negative effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness within the chest; swelling with the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); absent menstrual period; bizarre behavior; black or bloody stools; chest pain; confusion; decreased concentration; decreased coordination; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; forgetfulness; new or worsening agitation, panic attacks, aggressiveness, impulsiveness, irritability, hostility, exaggerated sense of well-being, restlessness, or inability to sit still; persistent, painful erection; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe or persistent anxiety or trouble sleeping; severe or persistent headache; stomach pain; suicidal thoughts or attempts; tremor; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual or severe mental or mood changes; unusual weakness; vision changes; worsening of depression.
This is not a whole listing of all unwanted side effects that could occur. If you might have questions about side effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Citalopram if:
Contact your doctor or doctor right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may connect to Citalopram. Tell a medical expert or pharmacist if you have any health conditions, in particular when any from the following affect you:
Some medicines may connect to Citalopram. Tell your medical provider if you consider another medicines, especially any of the following:
This is probably not a total listing of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Citalopram may talk with other medicines that you take. Check together with your health care provider prior to starting, stop, or alter the dose from a medicine.
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