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

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

MAOI, pimozide.
Possible side effects (call doctor)

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; mania; mental/mood
changes; panic attacks; restlessness; seizures; 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 - Citalopram