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What is the result of getting a celexa (citalopram) overdose?

What is the result of getting a celexa (citalopram) overdose?

See below: Celexa (citalopram) is a realtive ly safe medication. However one can overdose on it. The common side effects are :dizziness, sweating , nausea and vomiting, shakiness (tremor), drowsiness, fast heartbeat (tachycardia). More serious symptoms include: amnesia (memory loss), confusion, seizures, trouble breathing, muscle pain, irregular heart beat, and death. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Citalopram (Definition)

Citalopram is a ssri medication used to treat anxiety and depression disorders, it's also used to treat ptsd and ocd. It takes 4 to 6 weeks to be fully effective. Side effects; sedation, minor temporary stomach issues, delayed orgasm in males and rarely weight gain. It is ...Read more


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What is the treatment for celexa (citalopram) overdose?

What is the treatment for celexa (citalopram) overdose?

Depends on dose/age: Accidental overdose in a child or infant should receive urgent medical care at an er. Overdose representing a suicide attempt requires prompt medical evaluation followed possibly by in patient psychiatric care. Celexa (citalopram) overdoses are rarely fatal unless there are other drugs/alcohol also involved. ...Read more

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What would be the result of a celexa (citalopram) overdose?

What would be the result of a celexa (citalopram) overdose?

Various: The worst case would be serotonin syndrome, in which there may be mental changes such as hallucinations, labile blood pressure, rapid heart rate, and G.I. Symptoms. Other, less severe possibilities are hyponatremia and psychomotor retardation. ...Read more

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What is the result of getting a celexa (citalopram) overdose?

See below: Celexa (citalopram) is a realtive ly safe medication. However one can overdose on it. The common side effects are :dizziness, sweating , nausea and vomiting, shakiness (tremor), drowsiness, fast heartbeat (tachycardia). More serious symptoms include: amnesia (memory loss), confusion, seizures, trouble breathing, muscle pain, irregular heart beat, and death. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for celexa (citalopram) overdose?

Depends on dose/age: Accidental overdose in a child or infant should receive urgent medical care at an er. Overdose representing a suicide attempt requires prompt medical evaluation followed possibly by in patient psychiatric care. Celexa (citalopram) overdoses are rarely fatal unless there are other drugs/alcohol also involved. ...Read more

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Overdosed on celexa (citalopram) while pregnant?

Overdosed on celexa (citalopram) while pregnant?

A suicide attempt?: Are we talking about intentional od? If so, i'm assuming you're talking to therapist or psychiatrist about it. A single blast of Celexa (citalopram) on a developing fetus is probably not anything to worry about in terms of fetal abnormalities. ...Read more

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What to do if overdose of celexa and seroquel (quetiapine)?

Celexa (citalopram) OD call 911: Doses above 40 mg/day of Celexa (citalopram) are not recommended due to the risk of QT prolongation.. Do not take more of this medication than is recommended. An overdose of Celexa (citalopram) can damage your liver or cause serious health problems and death. Call 911 for help!. ...Read more

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What happens after an overdose of celexa and seroquel (quetiapine)?

Never do it.: only take medications as prescribed by your physician. if you have overdosed then go to the ER for appropriate care. ...Read more

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How many 10 mg celexa (citalopram) would it take to die of overdose?

How many 10 mg celexa (citalopram) would it take to die of overdose?

Get help: Call the er or 911 if you are contemplating suicide or call a crisis hotline. We don't provide such information here. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Celexa (Definition)

Celexa is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more


Overdose (Definition)

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