- Citalopram Hydrobromide
- Fluoxetine Hcl
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Celapram* used for?
Generic for Celapram* (Citalopram Hydrobromide) is an antidepressant medicine used to treat depression and other related problems. It restores the balance of serotonin in the brain. This helps improve mental conditions including loss of interest in usual activities, repeated thoughts of suicide, constant fidgeting, and so on. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Celapram*?
The dosage of Generic for Celapram* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Celapram* If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
The recommended initial dose of Generic for Celapram* is 20 mg once daily. It can be taken in the morning or evening, with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Celapram*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Celapram* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Celapram*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Celapram*, seek medical attention immediately. Some of the overdose symptoms of this drug are rapid heartbeat, nausea, vomiting, coma, seizures, and dizziness.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Celapram*?
- St. John's wort
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Celapram*
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Celapram*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Celapram* can interact with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, certain antihistamines, anti-seizure drugs, muscle relaxants, and MAO inhibitors.
Also, tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks containing caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What are the side effects of Generic for Celapram*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Celapram* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Celapram* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Celapram* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Celapram* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Celapram* can cause side effects such as drowsiness, insomnia, nausea, vomiting, stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat, upset stomach, headache, and sexual dysfunction. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are fast heartbeat, severe dizziness, unexplained fever, hallucinations, and seizures. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Celapram*
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Celapram*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Celapram* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Celapram*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Celapram*?
How will Generic for Celapram* work in my body?
How should Generic for Celapram* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Celapram* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Celapram* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.
Before using Generic for Celapram*, inform your doctor if you have a family history of psychiatric disorders, liver disease, and bleeding problems. While taking this medicine, avoid drinking alcohol. Do not drive, handle machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness