Celapram (Citalopram Hydrobromide)
What is Celapram (Citalopram Hydrobromide) used for?
Celapram (Citalopram Hydrobromide) is an antidepressant. This medication belongs to a group of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, which work by affecting certain chemicals in the brain which may have become unbalanced and caused depression to occur.
How should I use Celapram (Citalopram Hydrobromide)?
Celapram (Citalopram Hydrobromide) tablets are taken orally. The exact dosage varies, depending on the severity of the condition being treated. Patients should always consult their physician before taking this medication so that the correct dosage can be prescribed. It is common for physicians to alter their patient's dosage in order to achieve the best results. You should never exceed the dosage prescribed to you by your physician. An overdose of this medication may result in a potentially fatal heart rhythm disorder.
What are the side effects of Celapram (Citalopram Hydrobromide)?
Some side effects which may occur as a result of taking Celapram (Citalopram Hydrobromide) include:
Other side effects include changes in weight or increased perspiration. Consult your physician immediately if any of the above mentioned side effects persist or worsen, or if you notice breathlessness, stiff muscles, a fast pounding heartbeat, hallucinations, seizures, fever or thoughts of suicide or self harm.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Celapram (Citalopram Hydrobromide). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Patients should note that it can take up to 4 weeks for the full benefits of this drug to be noticed. You should never abruptly discontinue taking this medication once you have started to take it, as this may cause withdrawal symptoms.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.