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Celexa (Citalopram Hydrobromide) Drug Information Indications

02/26/2015
04:31 | Author: Christina Harris

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Celexa (Citalopram Hydrobromide) Drug Information Indications

Learn about indications, dosage and how it is supplied for the drug Celexa (Citalopram Hydrobromide).

The clinician should, nevertheless, be aware of the possibility of emergent symptoms of serotonin syndrome with such use (see WARNINGS ). The risk of administering methylene blue by non-intravenous routes (such as oral tablets or by local injection) or in intravenous doses much lower than 1 mg/kg with Celexa is unclear.

Imprint on the non-scored side with “40 mg”. 40 mg Bottle of 100 NDC # 10 x 10 Unit Dose NDC # White, oval, scored, film-coated.

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FDA warning against high dose antidepressant prescription may be

02/26/2015
02:22 | Author: Evan Martin

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FDA warning against high dose antidepressant prescription may be

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's warning that high doses of the antidepressant citalopram can cause potentially serious abnormal.

For example, Zivin notes, physicians may wonder, “Should dosages be modified for those with risk factors for cardiac complications? Should health care providers alter how they prescribe this drug to new patients, or order ECGs for patients at risk before writing a new prescription? Or should patients be switched to other antidepressants with similar profiles, but no warning? These are all things clinicians need to consider.”

Citation: “ Evaluation of the FDA Warning Against Prescribing Citalopram at Doses Exceeding 40 mg ” American Journal of Psychiatry (2013).

The new results, which appear to contradict the basis for the FDA’s warning, present clinicians with a conundrum.

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Celexa Dosage

02/26/2015
12:33 | Author: Kate Thompson

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Celexa Dosage

Detailed Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) dosage and administration information.

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In a patient who requires more urgent treatment of a psychiatric condition, other interventions, including hospitalization, should be considered (see CONTRAINDICATIONS ). Do not start Celexa in a patient who is being treated with linezolid or intravenous methylene blue because there is an increased risk of serotonin syndrome.

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Conversely, at least 14 days should be allowed after stopping Celexa before starting an MAOI intended to treat psychiatric disorders (see CONTRAINDICATIONS ).

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Citalopram Dosage

02/26/2015
08:36 | Author: Devin Garcia

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Citalopram Dosage

Detailed Citalopram dosage information for adults and the elderly. Includes Homeless people with mental illness are at high risk for heart disease, a new study.

Initial dose: 20 mg orally once a day Maintenance dose: 20 to 40 mg orally once a day Maximum dose: 40 mg orally per day Comments : -The initial dose may be increased if necessary to 40 mg once a day after at least 1 week of therapy -Acute episodes of depression require several months or more of sustained pharmacologic therapy.

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CSA Schedule N Not a controlled drug.

Pregnancy Category C Risk cannot be ruled out.

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Canadian researchers found that they have a 24.5 percent risk of.

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Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) Tablets and Oral Solution

02/26/2015
06:15 | Author: Kate Thompson

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Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) Tablets and Oral Solution

Because of the risk of QTc prolongation at higher citalopram doses, it is recommended that citalopram should not be given at doses above 40.

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