Citadep (Citalopram Hydrobromide)
What is Citadep (Citalopram Hydrobromide) used for?
Citadep (Citalopram Hydrobromide) is used to treat the symptoms of depression. It is an antidepressant that belongs to a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). This drug works by helping to restore the balance in the brain of certain naturally occurring substances, such as serotonin. By doing this, it can help to increase the patient's energy level and feelings of well being.
How should I use Citadep (Citalopram Hydrobromide)?
Patients should take Citadep (Citalopram Hydrobromide) tablets orally. Patients should always consult their physician before taking this medication, so that the correct dosage required to treat their condition can be prescribed. Your physician may alter your dosage from time to time, in order for the best results to be achieved. Patients should never exceed the dosage prescribed to them. An overdose may cause a life threatening heart rhythm disorder.
What are the side effects of Citadep (Citalopram Hydrobromide)?
Some side effects which have been reported by patients taking Citadep (Citalopram Hydrobromide) include:
Some other side effects may occur, such as changes in weight or sweating. Patients should immediately see their physician if any of these side effects persist or worsen, or if they notice shortness of breath, stiffness in the muscles, an unusually rapid heartbeat, hallucinations, seizures, fever or thoughts of suicide.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Citadep (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 not suddenly stop taking this medication once they have started taking it, as doing so may cause unpleasant 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.