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Celexa (citalopram)

Citalopram (or CELEXA®) is mainly prescribed to treat depressive disordersobsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder.

Status: ACTIVE

Class: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI)

FDA Approval: 1998

Dosage Forms: 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg

Biological Half-life: 35 hours

Side Effects: Drowsiness, dry mouth, insomnia, nausea, weight changes, vivid dreaming, frequent urination, anorgasmia, sexual dysfunction

Routes of Administration: Oral

Pregnancy Category: C (US)


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