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There are several Celexa warnings and precautions to be aware of before taking this drug. For example, Celexa may not be safe to take during pregnancy. Also, people who take both Celexa and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are at a higher risk for gastrointestinal bleeding. Before taking Celexa, be sure to tell your doctor if you have bipolar disorder, liver disease, or a history of suicide attempts.

Celexa: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk to your healthcare provider prior to taking Celexa® (citalopram hydrobromide) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
     
Be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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