Generic Name: CITALOPRAM - ORAL Pronounced: (sye-TAL-oh-pram) Citalopram 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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Halloween is almost here, and it's such a fun and memorable time for children and parents. If you have a child with food allergies, it can also be worrisome, but there are some ways to make it safe for your food allergic child without taking all of the fun out of the evening.
First of all, if your child is old enough to understand they have food allergies, simply explain to them that they may receive candy from people that they can't eat, but that you will replace with safe treats once you get back home. This prevents any awkward explanations about food allergies as you go door-to-door, which can take the fun out of the whole experience. I've done this with my 6-year-old daughter for several years now and she's fine with this system. I even let her shop for the replacement candy before Halloween, which she really enjoys, and I also have a few surprise treats on hand for her, which makes it extra special.
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