Generic Celexa (Citalopram) is a selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor used to treat depression Generic Celexa is a safe & very effective antidepressant from Forest Pharmaceuticals, and is prescribed by health physcians worldwide!
Celexa also marketed as:
Citalopram, Cipramil, Seropram.
*Celexa® is a registered trademark of Forest Pharmaceuticals.
Generic Celexa is used in the treatment of depression; anxiety and stress; postpartum depression and belongs to the drug class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Generic Celexa is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
Side effects include:
- Nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea, trouble sleeping, upset stomach, or dry mouth may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen,notify your doctor promptly.
Tell your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur:
- vomiting, loss of appetite, unusual or severe mental/mood changes, increased sweating/flushing, unusual fatigue, uncontrolled movements (tremor).
Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:
- blurred vision, stomach pain, fever, joint pain, muscle pain, unusually fast heartbeat, decreased interest in sex, changes in sexual ability, change in amount of urine. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these highly unlikelybut very serious side effects occur: weight changes, taste changes, changes in menstrual period, unusual swelling of the hands/feet/face, seizures, painful and/or prolonged erection. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Certain medications taken with this product could result in serious, even fatal, drug interactions. Avoid taking MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, isocarboxazid, linezolid, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, selegiline, tranylcypromine) within 2 weeks before or after treatment with this medication. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for additional information.
This drug is not recommended for use with: weight loss drugs (e.g., sibutramine, phentermine). Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medication you may use, especially: other SSRI antidepressants (e.g., fluoxetine, sertraline), nefazodone, trazodone, tramadol, venlafaxine, "triptan" migraine drugs (e.g., sumatriptan, zolmitriptan), tricyclic antidepressants (e.g., amitriptyline, nortriptyline), cimetidine, lithium, itraconazole, macrolide antibiotics (e.g., clarithromycin, erythromycin), any herbal/ natural products (e.g., melatonin, St John's wort, ayahuasca). Tell your doctor if you take any drugs that cause drowsiness such as: medicine for sleep, sedatives, tranquilizers, anti- anxiety drugs (e.g., diazepam), narcotic pain relievers (e.g., codeine), psychiatric medicines (e.g., phenothiazines such as chlorpromazine), anti-seizure drugs (e.g., carbamazepine), muscle relaxants, certain antihistamines (e.g., diphenhydramine). Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.