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Citalopram

Citalopram is a prescription medication that is licensed to treat depression in adults. By balancing the levels of a certain chemical in the brain, the medicine is effective in improving the symptoms of depression. In clinical studies, people who took citalopram were also less likely to relapse. Potential side effects of the drug include drowsiness, sweating, and nausea.

What Is Citalopram?

Citalopram hydrobromide (Celexa®) is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of depression (also known as major depression or clinical depression).
 
(Click What Is Citalopram Used For? for more information, including possible off-label uses.)
 

Side Effects of Citalopram

As with any medicine, there are possible side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it well. When side effects do occur, in most cases they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
The most common side effects of citalopram include:
 
(Click Citalopram Side Effects to learn about the specific side effects of the drug, including serious side effects to look out for.)
 
You can also read about possible citalopram side effects by clicking on the following links:
 
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