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Citalopram - Important Information, Precautions

Abstract: It may take several weeks for you to start feeling better. Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities.

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Citalopram - Important Information, Precautions

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Written by: Petros Skapinakis, MD, MPH, PhD, lecturer of Psychiatry in the University of Ioannina Medical School, Greece. Eva Gerasi, postgraduate student in the Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece.
First version: 22 Jul 2008.
Latest revision: 29 Jul 2008.

What is the most important information I should know about citalopram (Celexa, Seropram)? What should I avoid while taking citalopram?

Answer:

  • Do not stop taking citalopram without first talking to your doctor. It may take several weeks for you to start feeling better.
  • Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Citalopram may cause dizziness. If you experience dizziness, avoid these activities.
  • Use alcohol cautiously. Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while taking citalopram or affect your condition.
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