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Side effect(s) of Citalopram

Read the side effects of Citalopram as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

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.

Other Precautions : *Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medication. *Avoid abrupt withdrawal.

Drug Name : Citalopram

Citalopram(Celexa) generic 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.
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