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what is citalopram and its effects?

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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Citalopram is a SSRI: Antidepressant, i.e. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor that improves serotonin tone in nerve transmission to treat depression & anxiety. Adverse effects may include dry mouth, drowsiness, trouble sleeping, excessive sweating, involuntary quivering, nausea, diarrhea.
Answered on Jun 28, 2014
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Dr. Charles Turck
16 years experience Pharmacology
Antidepressant: It is an antidepressant that is mainly used for the treatment of depression but can be used for other disorders such as; anxiety disorder and panic disorder. Some of the common side effects of citalopram are dry mouth, insomnia, drowsiness, sweating and nausea.
Answered on Dec 11, 2015

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