Generic Name : CITALOPRAM HYDROBROMIDE ABSTRACT – Celexa is a well-known anti-depressant drug in the psychiatry-pharma industry that is...
Celexa is a well-known anti-depressant drug in the psychiatry-pharma industry that is used to treat depression. It is classified as SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors). It works by selectively preventing the reuptake of serotonin hormones to treat major depressive disorders. It is to be used in situations where the benefit of curing clinical depression outweighs the risk of suicidal behavior or tendencies developing.
- Celexa is to be taken only as directed by the doctors.
- Celexa comes in different forms – tablet, oral solution and injection. Follow dosage prescriptions strictly.
- Symptoms may take up to 4 weeks to improve. Notify a doctor in case symptoms do not improve.
- General Adult Dosage available:
Oral tablet – 20mg, 40mg
- Oral solution – 10mg/5mL
SIDE EFFECTS –
- Suicidal tendencies
- Lack of concentration
RARE SIDE EFFECTS:
- Blurry vision
- Rigid muscles
- High fever
- Slurred speech
- Rapid palpitations
DRUG INTERACTIONS –
Celexa has major interactions with 410 different drugs.
MILD INTERACTIONS OF ACYCLOVIR ARE:
Celexa has moderate interactions with 662 different drugs.
- Provide the doctor with a detailed and accurate medical history prior to drug prescription. Notify especially in case of a blood clot disorder, seizures, epilepsy, glaucoma, liver disease, kidney disease, heart problems, bipolar disorder or substance abuse.