PTSD
info
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DISCLAIMER: This info is not official, it is for conversational purposes only. The info
comes from Google.
Call  your doctor or your pharmacist for info re medication.
Generic name

Citalopram
Brand name

Celexa
Type

SSRI
Target symptoms

(manic depressive) disorder. Also used for
OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder),  
though not FDA approved for it.
Contraindications

MAOI, pimozide.
Possible side effects (call doctor)

Change in taste; decreased menstrual flow, painful periods; diarrhea; dry
mouth; ejaculation disorder; impotence; increased sweating; loss of appetite;
nausea; runny nose; tiredness, sinus inflammation; tremor; upset stomach;
weight loss or gain; allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing;
tightness in the chest; swelling of mouth, face, lips, or tongue); anxiety; cold
sweat; confusion; dizzy; fatigue; hostile; impulsive; irritable; lack of concern;
shakiness; sleeplessness; sore throat or fever; suicidal thoughts or behaviors;
vision changes; worsening of depression. May cause drowsiness.
Medication sometimes prescribed in the treatment of PTSD - Celexa