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Citalopram

Most Commonly Used
Citalopram 20mg Tab
Torrent Pharma, Inc
Pill Identification: 1010  |  2 0
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Citalopram 40mg Tab
Torrent Pharma, Inc
Pill Identification: 1011  |  4 0
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Citalopram 10mg Tab
Torrent Pharma, Inc
Pill Identification: 10 
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Citalopram 20mg Tab
Aurolife Pharma, LLC an Aurobindo Company
Pill Identification: A  |  0 6
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Citalopram 40mg Tab
Aurolife Pharma, LLC an Aurobindo Company
Pill Identification: 0 7  |  A
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Common Side Effects of Citalopram
Some people, both adults and children, may become suicidal after starting antidepressant drugs such as citalopram. It is important for you to tell your doctor right away if you start to have suicidal thoughts or mood changes when you start citalopram.

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 citalopram, 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 listed below while taking citalopram:

  • Chest pain, shortness of breath, or a heartbeat that is irregular, too slow, or too fast
  • 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