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