June 4, 2023

This video examines long term side effects of Citalopram. Citalopram(Celexa) is a prescription medicine used to treat the symptoms of depression. It can be also used off label to treat anxiety or OCD.Celexa is the brand name for Citalopram.This video looks at Citalopram 10 mg, 20 mg as well as 40 mg as well long term side effects.

Celexa. this video looks at side effects   this channel is about tips and advice to promote  your health and to keep you young and if that’s   what you want hit the subscribe button and the  notification bell and a shout out to nick homer   citalopram?citalopram is also known as celexa and   it’s a prescription medication

Used to treat the  symptoms of depression. it can be used off label   to treat anxiety or obsessive-compulsive disorder.  celexa belongs to a class of drugs called   serotonin reuptake inhibitors, ssris for short.  celexa is the brand name for citalopram. how   does citalopram work? celexa works by increasing  the amount

Of serotonin in your brain. serotonin   is a chemical neurotransmitter which is in your  body that helps to regulate mood. it does this by   blocking the reabsorption of serotonin into nerve  cells which makes more serotonin available in   your brain. citalopram dosing and administration?  so, they’re different types of

Tablets they’re 10   milligram, 20 milligram and 40 milligram tablets.  celexa should be administered at an initial dose   of 20 milligrams once daily, if this is tolerated  within one or two weeks you can increase the dose   40 milligrams daily are not recommended   due to the risk of qt prolongation. what does qt 

Prolongation mean? this means it takes longer for   you would be at an increased risk of heart   arrhythmia! the maximum dose for an older adult  and (i would say above the age of 60 years old)   is 20 milligrams daily higher doses would lead  to an increased chance of adverse drug reactions.   another group of individuals

To be careful with  are people who have severe renal disease. how   long should you be on this drug? most people are  on this drug for about six months on a maintenance   about four weeks to eight weeks you should   start noticing an improvement in your symptoms in  a week or two, however, in most people it may take  

Up to four to six weeks for you to feel better. if  you do think it might not be helping in a week or   two do not stop the medication do not stop the  pill without talking to your doctor and if you   need to be on the drug longer than the six to nine  months please have a discussion with your doctor.   question of the day? are

You on citalopram and  what dose are you’re on? what are the side effects   of celexa are gi side effects such as nausea,   vomiting and diarrhea, feeling tired, feeling  fatigued or drowsy, difficulty concentrating   difficulty sleeping, erectile dysfunction   and loss of an orgasm, changes in weight, fast  heart rate,

Increased sweating and feeling shaky,   halos around lights, feeling light-headed,   dry mouth, hallucinations and agitation.   seven must know tips if you’re on citalopram!  morning or at night time? take citalopram once  a day and you can take it with or without food   and you can take citalopram at any time of the 

Day as long as you stick to the same time every   citalopram can make you feel less hungry so you  may lose weight when you first start taking it,   later on, you may gain a little weight as your  appetite returns. if you start to have problems   talk to your doctor, talk to your pharmacist.   in your body if your sodium

Is too low you’re an   increased chance of a seizure! ask your doctor  do not suddenly stop taking citalopram without  talking to your doctor; you may end up with   increased problems with bleeding or bruising   or blisters talk to your doctor about this   this could be a side effect from this medication.  or suicidal

Thoughts while on citalopram talk to  take citalopram as it can amplify the side   effects of this medication. contraindications  and citalopram belong to the same class of drugs  called ssris, the same contraindications apply to   videos click right here or click right here or   click right here think your health and have a 

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Citalopram long term side effects| 7 MUST KNOW tips! By Think Your Health