Take Generic Celexa dosage once a day, in the morning or evening, with or without
food. Although your depression will begin to lift in 1 to 4 weeks, you should
continue taking Generic Celexa regularly. It takes several months for Generic Celexa to yield its full benefits.
Generic Celexa dosage for adults: The recommended starting Generic Celexa dose
is 20 milligrams once a day. Generic Celexa dosage is usually increased to 40
milligrams once daily after at least a week has passed. Do not exceed 40 milligrams
For older adults and those who
have liver problems, the recommended Generic Celexa dose is 20 milligrams
once a day.
Generic Celexa overdose: Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences.
If you suspect an Generic Celexa overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
Symptoms of Generic Celexa overdose: May include, amnesia, bluish or purplish
discoloration of the skin, coma, confusion, convulsions, dizziness, drowsiness,
hyperventilation, nausea, rapid heartbeat, sweating, tremor, vomiting.
If you miss a dose of Generic Celexa: Take it as soon as you remember. If it
is almost time for your next dose of Generic Celexa, skip the one you missed and go back to your
regular schedule. Do not take 2 doses of Generic Celexa at the same time.
Storage instructions for Generic Celexa: Store Generic Celexa at room temperature.
Preparations of Generic Celexa:
Generic Celexa 10 mg, Generic Celexa 20 mg and Generic Celexa 40 mg Tablets.
Celexa side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change
in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine
if it is safe for you to continue taking Celexa.
More common side effects of Celexa may include, abdominal pain, agitation, anxiety,
diarrhea, drowsiness, dry mouth, ejaculation disorders, fatigue, impotence,
indigestion, insomnia, loss of appetite, nausea, painful menstruation, respiratory
tract infection, sinus or nasal inflammation, sweating, tremor, vomiting.
common side effects of Celexa may include: Amnesia, attempted suicide, confusion, coughing,
decreased sexual drive, depression, excessive urination, fever, gas, impaired
concentration, increased appetite, increased salivation, itching, joint pain,
lack of emotion, loss of menstruation, low blood pressure, migraine, muscle
pain, rapid heartbeat, rash, skin tingling, taste disturbances, visual disturbances,
weight gain, weight loss, yawning.
Rare side effects of Celexa may include: Abnormal dreams,
acne, aggressive behavior, alcohol intolerance, angina (chest pain), arthritis,
belching, bone pain, breast enlargement, breast pain, bronchitis, bruising,
chills, conjunctivitis (pinkeye), decreased muscle movements, delusions, dermatitis,
difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing, dizziness, drug dependence, dry
eyes, dry skin, eczema, emotional instability, excessive milk flow, excessive
muscle tone, eye pain, fainting, feeling of well-being, flu-like symptoms, flushing,
frequent urination, gum inflammation, hair loss, hallucinations, heart attack,
heart failure, hemorrhoids, high blood pressure, hives, hot flashes, inability
to hold urine, inability to urinate completely, increased sex drive, increased
urination, involuntary muscle movements, leg cramps, mouth sores, muscle weakness,
nosebleeds, numbness, painful erection, painful urination, panic, paranoia,
pneumonia, psoriasis, psychosis, ringing in the ears, sensitivity to light,
skin discoloration, slow heartbeat, stomach and intestinal inflammation, stroke,
swelling, teeth grinding, thirst, uncontrollable muscle movements, unsteady
or abnormal walk, vaginal bleeding.
Why should Generic Celexa not be prescribed ?
If Generic Celexa gives you an allergic
reaction, you cannot continue using it. Also remember that Generic Celexa
must never be combined with an MAO inhibitor.
Special warnings about Generic Celexa:
In recommended doses of Generic Celexa,
it does not seem to impair judgment or motor skills. However, a theoretical
possibility of such problems remains, so you should use caution when driving
or operating dangerous equipment until you are certain of Generic Celexa effect.
There is a slight chance that Generic Celexa will trigger a manic episode. Use
Generic Celexa with caution if you suffer from manic-depression (bipolar disorder).
Use Generic Celexa with caution, too, if you are over 60 years old, have liver or kidney problems,
suffer from heart disease or high blood pressure, or have ever had seizures.