Negative Effects of Celexa
Celexa® (citalopram hydrobromide) is a prescription drug commonly used for treating depression in adults.
Most people appear to respond well to this medication, but there are some possible negative effects of Celexa that you should be aware of before starting treatment. All antidepressants can increase the risk of suicidal thinking or behavior. Therefore, you should talk to your healthcare provider immediately if you notice any changes in symptoms or new symptoms, such as hostility, panic, or anxiety.
Celexa may also cause bleeding in the stomach or intestines, increase the risk of seizures in people with epilepsy, and interact with many medications.
A number of side effects have been reported with Celexa. Some of the most common negative effects that have been seen in people using this medicine include upper respiratory tract infections (such as the common cold), ejaculation problems, and muscle or joint pain.
(Click Celexa Side Effects and Celexa Warnings and Precautions to learn more about the potential negative effects of Celexa, including other problems that would require immediate medical attention.)