Celexa (Citalopram) - Medication Profile
Celexa - generic citalopram - is a medication used to treat depression. Celexa is a member of the SSRI drug family. These drugs work by making more serotonin available between nerve cells, which has been shown to ease depression. Article covers the benefits of Celexa, precautions and warnings, and information regarding pregnancy and Celexa.
Citalopram Side Effects
Catalogue of side effects for the medication Celexa / Citalopram, an antidepressant sometimes prescribed in the treatment of bipolar disorder and other mood disorders.
An Increase in Celexa
From the “I’m Bipolar” series, since the last medication change, significant improvement in mood has occurred, leading to some startling lifestyle changes.
A look at Celexa - A New SSRI
Many studies are now focusing on this new medication, which is being marketed as a less expensive and very selective SSRI. One study on the use of Celexa in bipolar disorder found that "the high selectivity of citalopram to the serotonin transporter is associated with significantly reduced frequency of treatment-emergent manic episodes.
Citalopram is in a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Citalopram affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression. Citalopram is used to treat depression. Citalopram may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
Citalopram Hydrobromide Monograph
This is a comprehensive Canadian monograph from Internet Mental Health. Contents include pharmacology, indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, overdose information and dosage.