Citalopram hydrobromide- an antidepressant. Citalopram is an ssri
(selective seratonin reuptake inhibitor) used to treat anxiety
disorders and depression
, from the same family as prozac
. It stops the reuptake of seratonin in your brain, leaving you with more of the hormone, and hence happier and more relaxed. Potential side effects include nausea, shaking, dizziness, palpitations, dry mouth, insomnia, tiredness, thoughts of self harm
. On the whole, the more severe symptoms are rare, and citalopram is a compartively safe and non-physically addictive drug.
Each film-coated tablet containing the equivalent of 10mg, 20mg, or 40 mg of the active ingredient citalopram (as hydrobromide).