Generic Name: CITALOPRAM - ORAL Pronounced: (sye-TAL-oh-pram) Celexa Oral Precautions
Before taking citalopram, tell your doctor or pharmacist
if you are allergic to it; or to escitalopram; or if you have any other
allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause
allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
personal or family history of psychiatric disorders (e.g.,
personal or family history of suicide attempts
severe kidney disease
severe loss of body water (dehydration)
low sodium in the blood (hyponatremia)
Citalopram may cause a condition that affects the heart
rhythm (QT prolongation). QT prolongation can infrequently result in serious
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