Citalopram is employed for treating depression. Citalopram can be a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It works by restoring into your market of serotonin, a natural substance inside the brain, which will help to boost certain mood problems.
Use Citalopram as directed through your doctor.
Ask your health care provider questions you may have about how precisely 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 far from heat, moisture, and light-weight. Do not store within the bathroom. Keep Citalopram out from the reach of children and away from pets.
All medicines could potentially cause unwanted side effects, but many individuals have no, or minor, side effects.
Check using your doctor if some of these most typical side effects persist or become bothersome:
Decreased virility or ability; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; increased sweating; lightheadedness once you stand or crunches; loss in appetite; nausea; stuffy nose; tiredness.
Seek medical assistance right away if these severe unwanted effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling from the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); absent period; bizarre behavior; black or bloody stools; chest pain; confusion; decreased concentration; decreased coordination; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; memory loss; new or worsening agitation, anxiety attacks, aggressiveness, impulsiveness, irritability, hostility, exaggerated a feeling of well-being, restlessness, or inability to sit still; persistent, painful erection; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe or persistent anxiety or sleep problems; 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 complete list of all unwanted effects that will occur. If you might have questions on unwanted effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Citalopram if:
Contact a medical expert or doctor without delay if some of these apply to you.
Some health conditions may talk with Citalopram. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any health conditions, particularly if any from the following sign up for you:
Some medicines may connect to Citalopram. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a whole set of all interactions that may occur. Ask your doctor if Citalopram may communicate with other medicines that you just take. Check with your doctor before you begin, stop, or affect the dose from a medicine.
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