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Last Updated: 03 May 2022

Citalopram is an antidepressant belonging to a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake preventions. Citalopram is a prescription medication used to deal with anxiety. Citalopram can cause a severe heart problem. People with depression or mental disease might have ideas about self-destruction. Some youngsters may have increased self-destructive thoughts when first starting a medication to treat depression. Do not use citalopram within 2 weeks prior to or after using an MAO inhibitor in the previous 14 days. It comes as tablets and liquid declines that you place in water and drink. It usually takes 4 to 6 weeks for citalopram to work. , although you must begin to feel better after 1 to 2 weeks. If you and your doctor make a decision to stop taking citalopram, your medical professional might suggest reducing your dose progressively to help protect against withdrawal symptoms. You can drink alcohol while taking citalopram, but it may make you really feel drowsy. Do not take the natural supplement St John's wort while you're taking citalopram. Citalopram hydrobromide is a racemic bicyclic phthalane by-product marked -111,3-dihydroisobenzofuran-5carbonitrile, hydrobromide with the adhering to structural formula: The molecular formula is C20H22BrFN2O and its molecular weight is 405. 35. Citalopram hydrobromide is a white to nearly white crystalline powder. Citalopram hydrobromide is easily soluble in chloroform and moderately soluble in ethanol and water. Citalopram Capsules is for oral administration and contains 30 mg of citalopram, equivalent to 37. 5 mg of citalopram hydrobromide. The capsule shells have the colorants FD&C Blue # 1 and FD&C Red # 3.

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