Celexa is an Antidepressant drug used to treat depression. It belongs to a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), that work by increasing levels of serotonin in the brain.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions and use Celexa exactly as prescribed.
Don’t take Celexa if you’ve used an MAOI in the past 14 days.
Before taking Celexa, inform your doctor if you have any of the following:
Common side effects of Celexa include:
Contact your doctor if you experience these more serious side effects:
How can I make the most out of treatment with Celexa?
If you take Celexa for depression or anxiety, psychotherapy with a counselor or psychologist can help you better cope with mental health issues.
Is it safe to stop taking Celexa?
Like other antidepressant drugs, quitting Celexa abruptly can result in withdrawal symptoms. Talk to your doctor about tapering off of Celexa, and never stop taking it without your doctor’s guidance.