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Citalopram Hydrobromide - Overview

Citalopram is a medication used for the treatment of symptoms of depression in some people. People who might need a citalopram medication prescription, including citalopram hydrobromide, citalopram 10 mg tablets, citalopram 20 mg tablets and citalopram 40 mg tablets, can use Push Health to connect with a medical provider who can prescribe citalopram HBr medication when appropriate to do so.

What Is Citalopram Used For?

Citalopram, marketed under the brand name Celexa, is a medication used for treating depression in some people. Citalopram, like escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac), fluvoxamine (Luvox), paroxetine (Paxil, Pexeva), sertraline (Zoloft), belongs to a class of medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRIs) medications - slightly different from desvenlafaxine (Pristiq). Citalopram is thought to work by increasing the activity of serotonin, a neurotransmitter, in the central nervous system and is thought to be somewhat fast acting. Citalopram does this by blocking the reuptake of serotonin, also known as 5-HT, by neurons without impacting other neurotransmitters such as dopamine or norepinephrine with any significant effect - unlike bupropion (Wellbutrin).

Citalopram - Dosage and Cost

Citalopram medication is generally prescribed to be taken once per day, with or without food. Citalopram is frequently prescribed at a starting dose of citalopram 20 mg once daily although the regimen chosen depends on the judgement of the medical provider and the health needs of the patient. Citalopram hydrobromide itself is found as a white-colored powder. After oral administration, citalopram is excreted in both the feces and the urine. While branded citalopram is expensive, generic citalopram tablets are affordable, costing approximately 15 cents per citalopram 20 mg tablet at most pharmacies in the United States. Citalopram coupons are also available from a variety of sources and some insurance plans will also help cover costs associated with a citalopram tablet prescription. Citalopram prescription medication is available as citalopram 10 mg tablets, citalopram 20 mg tablets and citalopram 40 mg tablets.

Can I Buy Citalopram Online?

One cannot just buy citalopram online because citalopram is a prescription medication that first requires a consultation with a medical provider before it can be obtained from a pharmacy. Because of ths, citalopram OTC is not available, either. People who might need a citalopram hydrobromide medication prescription, including citalopram 20 mg tablets, citalopram 10 mg tablets and citalopram 40 mg tablets, can use Push Health to connect with an online medical provider who can prescribe citalopram HBr medication, including citalopram 20 mg, citalopram 40 mg and citalopram 10 mg tablets, when appropriate to do so.

Citalopram - Side Effects

Citalopram tablets can cause side effects when used but is typically tolerated well. Side effects that may result from citalopram medication use include dry mouth, trouble sleeping, dizziness, insomnia, agitation and vomiting. Citalopram should not be used with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), linezolid, methylene blue or pimozide. Citalopram may increase the risk of bleeding and seizures. Citalopram use can cause electrolyte abnormalities, impairment of cognitive performance and mood disorders. Citalopram and alcohol should not be used together. People with a known hypersensitivity to citalopram or similar medications should not use citalopram prescription medication.

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Last updated June 7, 2021. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions.