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Citalop (Citalopram) Drug Price and Information

Citalop is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), prescribed for depression. It works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance.  

Citalop

  Tablet  
RPG Life Sciences Ltd
Generic : Citalopram
 20.75
10mg
10 Tablets
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    Drug information on Citalop (Citalopram) from RPG Life Sciences Ltd

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    Drug Name : Citalopram

    Citalopram(Celexa) generic Citalop is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), prescribed for depression. It works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance.
    More Info about Citalopram

    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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    Medical condition(s) for which Citalop may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    The recommended dose is 10mg/day, orally. The maximum dosage is 20mg/day. For elderly people 5mg/day. Dosage adjustment needed for people with liver problem.

    Side effects of Citalop

    Central Nervous System: Headache, tremor, fatigue, weakness, dizziness, abnormal accommodation, drowsiness, sleeplessness, agitation, nervousness, anxiety, confusion, suicidal tendency and Serotonin Syndrome.

    Gastrointestinal: Nausea, dry mouth, constipation, diarrhea, increased appetite, in some people loss of appetite, vomiting, abdominal pain, stomach upset, , flatulence, increased salivation.

    Skin: Increased sweating, rash, itching.

    Genitourinary: Decreased sexual activities, impotence, ejaculation failure.

    Heart:

    Palpitation, postural hypotension.

    Miscellaneous: Abnormal vision, yawning, weight loss, stuffy nose, low sodium level in the blood.

    How to use Citalop?

    It comes as a tablet and a solution (liquid) to take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day with or without food.

    When Should Citalop not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity, concomitant administration with MAOIs(Monoamine Oxidase inhibitors) or within 14 days of discontinuing MAOI treatment; concomitant use with Pimozide, children and adolescents less than 18 years.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Citalop

    It may make you drowsy. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how this medication affects you.

    It may develop suicidal thoughts in children, teenagers, and young adults. Watch all patients who take this medication closely.

    Citalopram and a medicine called Escitalopram have the same active ingredient. Do not take Citalopram if you are also taking Escitalopram.

    Inform your doctor if you have recently had a heart attack and if you have or have ever had seizures or liver, kidney, or heart disease.

    Citalopram may cause a syndrome called serotonin syndrome if administered with drugs belonging to the class Monoamine oxidase inhibitors or other drugs that alter serotonin levels. Symptoms include increase in muscle tone, abnormal movements finally leading to seizures and coma.

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of QT prolongation, who are taking other medication, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    Other Precautions for Citalop

    Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medication. Avoid abrupt withdrawal.

    Storage Conditions for Citalop

    Oral: Store at 25°C. Store it in airtight container and keep away from children.

    ♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA



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