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Citalopram

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Citalopram Overview

Citalopram (/stælpræm/ or /satælpræm/; brand names: Celexa, Cipramil) is an antidepressant drug of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It has U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat major depression,[1] which it received in 1998[2] and is prescribed off-label for other conditions. In Australia, the UK, Germany, Portugal, Poland, and most European countries it is licenced for depressive episodes and panic disorder with or without agora...

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Citalopram Manufacturer Change
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Mail order changed my citalopram manufacturer from Amneal to Aurobindo. Have noticed side effect after the change. Should this be happening? Anyone els have this issue with manufacturer change? ## JC - I haven't been taking this med, but i wanted to share with you that it IS in fact possible to experience different effects between generic manufacturers. Even though ratios of active ingredients are supposed to be the same, the inert (inactive) ingredients are allowed to differ by a certain margin. Not to mention different manufacturing standards / facilities / etc. Sometimes if you mention this to your doctor or pharmacist, they can try to obtain the product from the other manufacturer, but this does not always work - it's all about supply chain and sometimes a specific manufactu...
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Mood swings
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I've been on 20mg Citalopram for almost 6 weeks now and don't feel any better, of anything I'm more depressed and anxious than I was before. My GP has talked about increasing the dose but I don't know wether it's the Citalopram, making me worse or if the dosage isn't strong enough. Any thoughts plaeas? ## Too many physicians don't take side effects seriously, and rather than stopping the antidepressant, increase the dose. A major side effect of all antidepressants is a deeper depression. Although I'm a layman, I've been through enough therapy and antidepressants to know that what your doctor is doing is wrong. For one thing, psychiatrists should be prescribing antidepressants, not general practitioners. My advice is not to increase the dose and to see...
Updated 14 days ago.
 
citalopram gluten free
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Is Citalopram pink oval 20 mg. Manufactured by Aurobindo pharmaceuticals gluten free? ## Hello, Kristin! How are you? What are the markings on the tablet? Sometimes the manufacturer listed on the label is a licensed distributor, not the actual manufacturer, so I need these additional details to provide you with the correct information. Citalopram is an SSRI antidepressant that can also help treat anxiety. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, mood swings and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 17 days ago.
 
Citalopram 20 Mg Is It Gluten Free
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It says on their website and several others that it is gluten free. However I experienced the same problem you did I would take it and get really sick like a sprue out break. They say they are gluten free but I am no longer taking my Citalopram 20mg ## It depends on who the manufacturer and since this is a generic, there are several different companies that make it. Are there any markings on the tablets you need information on? ## It is manufactured by Aurobindo Pharmaceuticals. I am gluten intolerant. Every time I take it I have elevated pulse rate just as I do when I accidentally have gluten. I'm trying to taper off and having withdrawal,don't like the idea of possibly gluttening myself.
Updated 21 days ago.
 
mx31 round peach pill
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I think its a rantidine stomach pill ## Hello, Brandy! How are you? No, this tablet actually contains 10mgs of Citalopram, which is an SSRI antidepressant. Learn more Citalopram details here. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with? ## If I become addicted to the 10mg do I need to detox
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Switched from effexor(venlafaxine) to celexa (citalopram)
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Hi....Here's the short version of my story. I was on effexor for 13 years, started out at 37.5mg for probably 9 years and had absolutely No problems with anxiety. I was so good that I decided to stop taking it. Felt great for 3 months then I had a terrible attack in the middle of the night. Went to doc she put me back on and all said and done was up to 225mg to make me feel "normal". From there I stayed on that dose until about 6 weeks ago. Again I woke up in the middle of the night with a panic attack. Unfortunately they don't just stop, they go on for days and weeks! I immediately went to my doc and she upped me to 300mg of effexor, after a couple weeks we decided it just wasn't working anymore. We chose citalopram as the next option because my brother has had succ...
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white oval pill with c14 on it
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The pill has c14 on one side and then just a notch on the other side with no numbers or letters. Pill is white and oval. can't find the bottle but I remember it said hydro or something on the bottle. Found these in my sisters house just trying to look out for her. ## Hello, Hudder! How are you? This tablet contains 40mgs of Citalopram Hydrobromide, which is an SSRI antidepressant that's also used to treat anxiety. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth and weight changes. Learn more Citalopram details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have found a bottle of these pills on the road and my friend told me the same thing as that other person (if ur looking for a good high just pop 2 of these pills)
Updated 1 month ago.
 
white round pill ig 208 citalopram
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I just got the pills but I'm not how much to take. What's the dosage? ## Hello, Norisleft! How are you? This is a 40mg Citalopram tablet, which is an SSRI antidepressant. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, headache, mood swings and weight changes. You should follow your doctor's dosing instructions, generally someone is titrated up in 20mg increments to a max of 40mgs once a day. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 month ago.
 
identifying pills small and round with D U on side and scored on other, bought as zopiclone/imovane a generic brand,
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how do i identify these tablets, someone suggested they are 20mg citalopram but as i already use these and have done for years i know this isnt true
Updated 2 months ago.
 
bromhexine hcl 8mg side effect
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can such medicines cause dizziness whole day? othr medicines such as cough syrup hova expectorant, flu tablet cetrizin 10mg, bromohexine 8mg. does it cause delay in menses also? ## Please I want to now if there is an reaction between citalopram 20mg and Ambroxol Hydrochloride pellets?I have asthmatic bronchitis and have lot of Mucos in my chest . I am taking Citalopram 20 mg fo Depration so can I use Ambroxol hydrochlo?
Updated 2 months ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Citalopram
  • Solution: 10mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 60mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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