• Type: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (Ssris)
  • Manufacturer: AbbVie
  • Substance: Citalopram
  • Dosage: 20mg
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Celexa in Australia is a prescription antidepressant commonly used to treat depression and anxiety. You must consult your doctor and obtain a prescription before using this medicine. It is necessary to provide the doctor with all the information about your symptoms, as well as about any diseases that you have had recently.

It is forbidden to use Celexa in a combination with Pimozide. This may worsen your heart rhythm.

If you get severe dizziness, fast or slow heartbeat, or chest pain after taking Celexa, you should tell it to your doctor, as these symptoms may indicate that you get the developing of heart disease caused by the use of this drug.

Ask your doctor for a full list of possible drug interactions to make sure Celexa is a safe antidepressant for you.

If during the treatment you do not experience any improvement, or you feel that your symptoms are getting worse, you become impulsive and aggressive, hyperactive, your mood constantly changes negatively, or you begin to experience insomnia, then you should immediately consult a doctor and inform him or her of your condition.

Many patients may be sensitive to the drug and experience suicidal thoughts after the first intake. If you begin to experience mood swings or behave in unusual ways after using Celexa, you should immediately contact your doctor.

Do not suddenly stop taking the drug because of the likelihood of withdrawal symptoms that can be dangerous.

Before your doctor prescribes Celexa for you, tell him if you have ever had the following: epilepsy, kidney problems, liver problems, severe bleeding, bipolar disorder, hypertension, and stroke. Before using this medicine, make sure that it will not harm you.

Breast-feeding is prohibited during treatment with Celexa. Tell your doctor ahead of time if you are pregnant, as this drug may harm your baby.

Side Effects

Common side effects include: dry mouth, appetite problems, sexual problems, agitation, insomnia, weakness, dizziness, etc.

Seek immediate medical attention if you experience the following symptoms after taking Celexa: vomiting, diarrhea, signs of allergy (itching, rash, swelling, etc.), loss of consciousness, chest pain, vision problems, severe dizziness, unusual energy increase and severe agitation, seizures, hallucinations, loss of coordination,

This list of side effects is not complete. Talk to your doctor for complete information about Celexa. Take your medicine exactly as directed by your healthcare provider.


When using Celexa in Australia, please note that the positive effect will not come after taking the first doses. It may take up to 4 weeks before the maximum positive effect of the treatment is achieved.

Follow all your doctor's recommendations for the use and correct dosage of the medicine. The drug is produced with the instructions for use. Read the instructions carefully before you start taking the medicine.

The dosage is individual for each patient and can only be prescribed by the attending physician after the examination. Never change the dosage on your own without telling your doctor.

Abrupt withdrawal of the drug can cause confusion, tingling, and other negative symptoms.

The total dose of Celexa for depression in adults usually ranges from an initial dosage of 20 mg to a maximum of 40 mg daily.

Elderly patients (over 60 years of age) are usually prescribed 20 mg per day.

Drinking any alcoholic beverages during the treatment of depression with the drug Celexa is prohibited.

Store the drug in a cool, dry place, away from children.


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The antidepressant medication Citalopram is often used to treat depression. This is a prescription medicine. You can only use it after consulting with your doctor and making sure that this medicine is safe for you.