Side Effects of Celexa
Celexa side effects range from mild - like dry mouth, nausea and
drowsiness - to life-threatening Celexa side effects like liver
failure and increased suicide risk Each individual will experience
Celexa side effects differently. This list of Celexa side effects
might not cover all adverse side effects of Celexa.
Celexa can cause serious side effects.
Weight gain is a common
Celexa side effect. Less common but life threatening is the
increased risk of suicide.
Addiction and subsequent
withdrawal symptoms also rank on the list of serious Celexa
side effects. Celexa has been linked to drug-induced stuttering.
People seeking depression relief should carefully evaluate Celexa
side effects before deciding to take Celexa. Consult your
healthcare professional about Celexa side effects before using
this drug. The natural antidepressant Deprex
is a safe and effective depression treatment scientifically
formulated to elevate mood without the potentially harmful side
effects commonly associated with Celexa. Self-help techniques,
psychotherapy, diet and lifestyle changes or a combination of
approaches have also successfully worked at treating depression.
Celexa can cause serious side effects. Only you can decide if
Celexa is the best means of treating depression symptoms. If
considering using Celexa, thoroughly discuss Celexa side effect
concerns with your physician.
Celexa Side Effects:
_ Deepened depression.
_ Increased risk of suicide.
_ Fast or irregular heartbeat or pulse.
_ High blood pressure.
_ Low blood pressure.
_ Weight gain.
_ Decreased sex drive.
_ Difficulty reaching orgasm.
_ Blurred vision.
_ Chills or fever.
_ Sleeplessness or insomnia.
_ Changes in appetite or weight.
_ Dry mouth.
The FDA issued a public health alert for Celexa in March 2004
warning that Celexa side effects include deeper depression and an
increased suicide risk. The FDA also issued a public health
advisory in October 2003 about increased reports of suicidal
thinking, suicide attempts, hostility and self-harm in children
using Celexa. The FDA urges that Celexa be used with caution in
An allergic reaction is a possible Celexa side effect. Stop taking
Celexa and contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency
medical treatment if you experience difficulty breathing, closing
of the throat, swelling of the lips, face, or tongue, hives, a
fast or irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure (blurred vision,
headache), low blood pressure (dizziness, weakness), chills or
fever. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience yellowing
of the skin or eyes.
Do not stop taking Celexa without first talking to your doctor.
Your doctor may need to gradually reduce the dose before stopping
Celexa completely. Suddenly stopping Celexa may cause unpleasant
and potentially serious side effects.
*This antidepressant drug information does not
endorse Celexa, diagnose patients or recommend therapy. The
information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible
warnings, uses, precautions, drug interactions, allergic
reactions, or adverse side effects of Celexa. If you have
questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your health
care provider or pharmacist. The information provided should not
be construed to indicate that Celexa is safe, effective or