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Celexa

Most Commonly Used
Celexa 40mg Tab
Actavis- US Brands formerly Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: 40 MG  |  F P
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Celexa 20mg Tab
Actavis- US Brands formerly Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: F P  |  20 MG
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Celexa 10mg Tab
Actavis- US Brands formerly Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: F P  |  10 MG
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Common Side Effects of Celexa

Your doctor will want to monitor you closely when you first start taking Celexa to see how you're responding to Celexa and to look for side effects of Celexa.

Some people, both adults and children, may become suicidal after starting antidepressant drugs such as Celexa. It is important for you to tell your doctor right away if you start to have suicidal thoughts or mood changes when you start Celexa.

Call your doctor right away if you have any of the following symptoms or if they are new, getting worse, or are worrying you:
  • New or worse depression
  • Thoughts about suicide or dying, or attempts to commit suicide
  • New or worse anxiety
  • Feeling very agitated or restless
  • Panic attacks
  • Trouble sleeping
  • New or worse irritability
  • Acting aggressive, or being angry or violent
  • Acting on dangerous impulses
  • An extreme increase in activity and talking
  • Other unusual changes in behavior or mood
You should also let your doctor know if you start experiencing other potential side effects of Celexa, such as the following:
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Urinating more often
  • Loss of appetite or dry mouth
  • Weakness, sleepiness, or yawning
  • Increase in muscle movement or agitation
  • Changes in sexual desire or function
  • Heavy menstrual periods or nose bleeds
Get medical help right away if you have any of the symptoms below while taking Celexa:
  • Chest pain or shortness of breath, or an irregular, too slow, or too fast heartbeat
  • Dizziness or fainting
  • Hallucinating (seeing things or hearing voices that do not exist), confusion, or memory problems
  • Fever or excessive sweating
  • Coma (loss of consciousness)
  • Loss of coordination or muscles that are stiff or twitching
  • Hives, blisters, rash, or itching
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Swelling that affects your face or other body parts
  • Hoarseness
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Headache
  • Seizures