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Celexa (Citalopram)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Celexa20 mg
Celexa40 mg

Generic Equivalent of Celexa

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Citalopram10 mg
Citalopram20 mg
Citalopram40 mg

Is A Prescription Required To have Celexa?

A Prescription is required to purchase Celexa from licensed online Canadian pharmacies.

What Is Celexa Used For?

Celexa is prescribed by the doctor for providing relief from symptoms of depression such as feeling sad, change in weight or appetite, feeling tired, difficulty in concentrating or sleeping, headache, unexplained aches and pain in the body. Treatment with these type of medications is most safe and effective when you and your doctor have good communication about how you are feeling.

How Does Celexa Work In The Body?

The medication Celexa (citalopram) belongs to a class of drugs known as antidepressants, more specifically called as SSRIs (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors). It is thought to work by increasing the levels of a chemical in the brain known as serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine).

What Is The Generic Form Of Celexa?

The generic form of Celexa is citalopram and is manufactured by Actavis and Teva Pharmaceuticals.

How Is Celexa Supplied and Stored?

The generic form of Celexa (citalopram) is available in the dosage form of 10, 20 and 40 mg in the packaging of 100 tablets.

The medication should be stored at a room temperature of 15°C to 25°C in a tightly closed container. It should be kept out of sight and reach of children.

What Is the Cost of Celexa?

Our verified online pharmacy is pleased to offer you the generic form of Celexa (citalopram) 10 mg at an unbeatable price of $48 for a supply of 100 tablets, which is $0.48 per unit. It is best to compare the prices of drugs online at edrugsearch or Pharmacychecker.Com.

Are Celexa And Xanax The Same Thing?

Celexa (citalopram) is different from Xanax (alprazolam). Celexa belongs to the class of drugs known as antidepressants and is used for the treatment of depression. The drug Xanax belongs to the class of drugs known as benzodiazepines and is mainly used to treat anxiety.

Is Citalopram The Same As Fluoxetine?

Both Celexa (citalopram) and Prozac (fluoxetine) are antidepressant drugs and are used for the treatment of depression and anxiety. However, both contain different active ingredients.

Is Celexa Used For Anxiety?

Celexa is an antidepressant and is used to treat depression. It can also be used for the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders.

How fast does citalopram work for anxiety?

Physical symptoms such as disturbances in sleep, energy or appetite may get improved within 1-2 weeks of starting Celexa. Improvement in these symptoms means that the medication is working. Other symptoms like lack of interest in activities and depressed mood may take 6-8 weeks to show improvement. You should continue to take Celexa even if you do not feel better, as it may take several weeks for your medication to work.

Is Celexa Considered A Controlled Substance?

Celexa is not a controlled substance. If you have any questions about this medication, ask your doctor.

How Do You Take Celexa?

It is very important to take Celexa exactly as prescribed by your doctor. The usual dose of Celexa is 20 mg per day. Do not change the dose or stop the medication without consulting your doctor. Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water. Do not chew them. The medication can be taken with or without food.

Can I Stop Taking Celexa Abruptly?

Do not stop taking the medication abruptly. Symptoms such as dizziness, abnormal dreams, electric shock sensations, agitation, anxiety, emotional indifference, difficulty concentrating, headache, migraine, tremor (shakiness), nausea, vomiting, and sweating can occur after stopping the drug or reducing its dosage. Contact your doctor before stopping or reducing the dose of Celexa.

You Drink Alcohol While Taking Celexa?

The prescribing information of Celexa recommends avoiding drinking alcohol while taking the medication Celexa.

Should You Avoid While Taking Celexa?

Celexa usually does not affect your ability to psychomotor skills or ability to carry out normal activities. However, psychotropic medications such as Celexa can impair judgment, thinking or motor skills. Hence, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery until you are certain that Celexa does not affect you adversely.

is Celexa Metabolized in Body?

The drug is extensively metabolized in the liver and has a half-life of approximately 37 hours.

Are The Possible Side Effects of Celexa?

Like all other medications, Celexa can also cause side effects. Side-effects are often mild and may disappear after a few days. If they are troubling you or persist for more number of days, consult your doctor. Some of the side effects of Celexa include tiredness, dryness in the mouth, increased sweating, tremor (shakiness), nausea, diarrhea, sleepiness, ejaculation disorder and upper respiratory disorders. Other rare side effects include low platelet count leading to easy bruising, bleeding, mania (overactive behavior and thoughts), gastrointestinal bleeding, glaucoma (increased pressure in the eyes), low sodium levels in the blood leading to tiredness, weakness, confusion combined with achy, stiff or uncoordinated muscles, serotonin syndrome (a combination of symptoms, including agitation, confusion, tremor, sudden jerking of muscles, high fever), seizures, liver disorder with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite combined with itching, yellowing of the skin or eyes, dark urine, feeling restless and unable to sit, new or worsened emotional or behavioral problems, abnormal heart rate, palpitations and fainting, signs of serious skin reactions for example, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome: SJS (skin rash, redness of the skin, blistering of the lips, eyes or mouth, skin peeling, accompanied by fever, chills, headache, cough, body aches). These are not all the possible side effects of Celexa. In case of any unexpected effect, consult your doctor immediately.

Are The Effects of Celexa On Pregnancy And Newborns?

It has been reported that some newborns whose mothers took antidepressants like Celexa during pregnancy developed complications at birth-time such as breathing and feeding difficulties, seizures, tense or overly relaxed muscles, jitteriness, constant crying. If your baby experiences these symptoms, contact your healthcare professional immediately.

Should You Not Take Celexa?

Do not take Celexa if you:
  • Are allergic to citalopram or any other ingredients in Celexa
  • Are taking Pimozide
  • Have recently or currently been taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (such as selegiline, moclobemide)
  • Have been diagnosed with a congenital prolonged QT syndrome

What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before taking Celexa?

Before you start taking Celexa, be sure to tell your doctor if you:
  • Have heart problems
  • Have a history of seizures
  • Have maniac-depressive illness
  • Have liver or kidney problems
  • Have diabetes
  • Have a bleeding disorder or have been told that you have the low platelet count
  • Have QT/QTc prolongation or a family history of QT/QTc prolongation
  • Have a personal history of fainting spells
  • Have a family history of sudden cardiac death at less than 50 years of age
  • Have electrolyte disturbances such as low blood potassium, magnesium, or calcium levels or conditions that could lead to electrolyte disturbances (e.g., vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration).
  • Have an eating disorder and are following a strict diet
  • Have had a recent bone fracture or were told that you have a risk of developing osteoporosis
  • Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. If you are pregnant and taking Celexa, treatment options with your doctor. very important that you do not stop taking the medications without first consulting your doctor.
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Are taking any medications which you are taking or have taken within the last 14 days, especially monoamine oxidase inhibitors, pimozide, other antidepressants, triptans used to treat migraines, lithium, tramadol or drugs containing tryptophan.
  • Have habits of alcohol and/or street drug consumption
  • Are taking any natural herbal products such as St John’s Wort
  • Drive a vehicle or perform hazardous tasks during work

Medicines Can Interact With Celexa?

It is important to tell your healthcare professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs.

Medicines which interact with Celexa include:
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitor (e.g., phenelzine, tranylcypromine, moclobemide or selegiline)
  • Pimozide
  • Linezolid (an antibiotic)
  • Methylene blue (intravenous)
  • Drugs used to treat heart rhythm disorders such as verapamil, digoxin
  • Antipsychotics such as haloperidol
  • Opioid painkillers such as methadone
  • Medicines used to treat infections
  • Medicines used to treat nausea and vomiting such as domperidone
  • Anti-cancer drugs like methotrexate
  • Drugs used to treat asthma (like salbutamol)
  • Diuretics or water pills
  • Carbamazepine (used to treat seizures)
  • Other SSRIs e.g., Cipralex (escitalopram) or any other antidepressant (e.g., imipramine, desipramine)
  • Lithium (used to treat bipolar disorder)
  • Tryptophan
  • Cimetidine, omeprazole (antacids)
  • Triptans used for the treatment of migraines such as sumatriptan, zolmitriptan, naratriptan
  • Anti-fungal medications like ketoconazole, fluconazole
  • Antibiotics like erythromycin
  • Warfarin (an anticoagulant)
  • Any herbal product such as St. John’s Wort
  • Certain medicines which may affect blood clotting and increase bleeding, such as oral anticoagulants (e.g. warfarin, dabigatran), acetylsalicylic acid (e.g. Aspirin) and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (ibuprofen)
  • Certain medicines used to treat pain, such as fentanyl (used in anesthesia or to treat chronic pain), tramadol, tapentadol, meperidine, methadone, pentazocine
  • Certain medicines used to treat a cough, such as dextromethorphan

Where Can I Buy Celexa Online?

If prescribed by your healthcare professional, Celexa can be bought directly from Canadian Online Pharmacy. You will not have to wait to start your therapy due to the swift shipping service provided by us.

How Is Celexa Delivered?

The standard delivery fee is $10.00. The orders are usually shipped in 2-3 working days after the processing of the order. The medication package is delivered by regular mail within 10-14 business days after it has been shipped.

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