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Citalopram Hydrobromide

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3.7  Effectiveness
7.3  Side Effects
5.6  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 13 Citalopram Hydrobromide side effects and 5 Citalopram Hydrobromide benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Citalopram Hydrobromide, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 6.7% 17.4% 54.9% 15.9% 5.1%
Balance/Equilibrium 3.1% 10.9% 69.9% 11.4% 4.7%
Blood Pressure 2.6% 3.1% 88% 3.6% 2.6%
Breathing 3.1% 7.3% 81.3% 6.7% 1.6%
Confidence 2.5% 21.2% 50.5% 18.7% 7.1%
Coordination/Motor Skills 3.6% 14% 65.3% 13% 4.1%
Digestion 3.1% 8.8% 80.4% 5.7% 2.1%
Emotional Well-being 8% 30.2% 28.6% 20.6% 12.6%
Energy 6.2% 22.1% 39.5% 24.6% 7.7%
Eyesight 1.6% 7.3% 82.3% 7.8% 1%
Memory 3.6% 14.9% 57.4% 15.9% 8.2%
Mental Clarity 4.1% 19.3% 49.2% 19.3% 8.1%
Pain 5.2% 4.1% 80.8% 8.3% 1.6%
Patience 6.1% 19.8% 45.7% 21.3% 7.1%
Sexual Health 6.6% 7.1% 56.9% 19.8% 9.6%
Skin Complexion 0% 6.3% 86.4% 5.2% 2.1%
Sleep 10.1% 21.7% 38.4% 23.7% 6.1%
Stress Level 4.5% 30% 38.5% 18% 9%
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Commonly Reported Citalopram Hydrobromide Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abdominal Pain 70.4% 13% 9.3% 5.6% 1.9%
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 37.5% 37.5% 12.5% 12.5% 0%
Allergic Reaction 91.9% 1.7% 1.7% 3.5% 1.2%
Anxiety 54.5% 18.5% 13.5% 9.6% 3.9%
Blurred Vision 72.8% 14% 7% 6.1% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 87.7% 5.3% 3.5% 3.5% 0%
Change in Sex Drive 55.3% 7.6% 17.1% 11.2% 8.8%
Change in Weight 44.9% 18.4% 14.3% 18.4% 4.1%
Chest Pain 87.5% 12.5% 0% 0% 0%
Cold Symptoms 77.2% 9.6% 7% 6.1% 0%
Confusion 64.9% 15.8% 9.6% 7% 2.6%
Constipation 79.4% 7.9% 6.3% 4.8% 1.6%
Coordination / Balance Problems 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Dehydration / Thirst 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Depression 64% 16.7% 7.9% 7.9% 3.5%
Diarrhea 68.5% 16% 8.8% 4.4% 2.2%
Difficulty Urinating 84.7% 8.5% 3.4% 0.8% 2.5%
Dizziness 66.1% 16.9% 8.7% 4.9% 3.3%
Drowsiness 53.9% 14.1% 18% 7.8% 6.2%
Dry Mouth 48% 17% 17% 12.9% 5.3%
Erectile Dysfunction 84.1% 4.7% 3.7% 2.8% 4.7%
Fatigue 45.1% 17.6% 17.6% 11.5% 8.2%
Fever 93% 3.5% 2.6% 0.9% 0%
Gas 60.9% 16.5% 15.7% 4.3% 2.6%
Headache 59.3% 17.6% 15.9% 4.4% 2.7%
Heartburn 66.7% 0% 33.3% 0% 0%
Indigestion 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Insomnia 55.2% 18.2% 12.7% 8.3% 5.5%
Irregular Heartbeat 78.9% 14.9% 1.8% 3.5% 0.9%
Irritability / Impatience 61.4% 15% 11.8% 9.8% 2%
Mood Swings 65.8% 9.6% 15.8% 6.1% 2.6%
Movement Problems 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Muscle Cramping 74.6% 11.4% 8.8% 4.4% 0.9%
Nausea 70.9% 12.7% 9.1% 4.2% 3%
Relaxed / Calming Sensation 63.6% 16.8% 9.3% 10.3% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 86.8% 7.9% 3.5% 1.8% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 63.2% 9.7% 11% 8.4% 7.7%
Stomach Ache 77.2% 11.4% 7.9% 1.8% 1.8%
Sweating 50% 15.4% 23.1% 7.7% 3.8%
Tremors 92.3% 0% 0% 0% 7.7%
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Less Commonly Reported Citalopram Hydrobromide Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Aggressive / Impulsive Behavior 76.9% 11.5% 5.8% 1.9% 3.8%
Amnesia / Memory Loss 72.7% 15.9% 2.3% 4.5% 4.5%
Blurred Vision 71.9% 17.2% 1.6% 1.6% 7.8%
Breathing Difficulties 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Change in Sex Drive 77.8% 0% 11.1% 11.1% 0%
Change in Weight 61.5% 20.5% 7.4% 8.2% 2.5%
Confusion 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Coordination / Balance Problems 75% 16.7% 0% 8.3% 0%
Depression 72.7% 27.3% 0% 0% 0%
Discolored Urine 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Disorientation 72.7% 15.9% 6.8% 4.5% 0%
Energy Loss 56.8% 15.9% 15.9% 4.5% 6.8%
Erectile Dysfunction 78.9% 5.3% 0% 10.5% 5.3%
Fainting 93.6% 6.4% 0% 0% 0%
Feelings of Anger / Rage 75% 13.6% 6.8% 2.3% 2.3%
Heart Attack 98.3% 0% 0.9% 0.9% 0%
Hyperactivity 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Impaired Thinking / Judgment 67.3% 15.4% 7.7% 7.7% 1.9%
Increased Appetite 66.7% 0% 0% 33.3% 0%
Increased Depression 77.5% 10% 5.8% 3.3% 3.3%
Indigestion 81.8% 9.1% 2.3% 6.8% 0%
Irritability / Impatience 50% 12.5% 31.2% 6.2% 0%
Liver Damage 99.2% 0% 0% 0.8% 0%
Movement Problems 87.5% 12.5% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 35.7% 14.3% 14.3% 14.3% 21.4%
Reduced Libido 74.4% 10.3% 7.7% 5.1% 2.6%
Relaxed / Calming Sensation 69.2% 30.8% 0% 0% 0%
Seizures 95.9% 0.8% 0.8% 0% 2.5%
Sexual Dysfunction 57.1% 7.1% 0% 28.6% 7.1%
Slow Reflexes 75% 11.5% 9.6% 3.8% 0%
Slurred Speech 88.5% 5.8% 1.9% 3.8% 0%
Stroke 99.1% 0% 0% 0% 0.9%
Suicidal Tendencies 85.2% 7% 3.9% 2.3% 1.6%
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Episodes since taking Citalopram Hydrobromide
Since taking Citalopram Hydrobromide Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 0.9%
Blindness 0.5%
Fall 3.3%
Hallucination 0.1%
Hospitalization 0.8%
Seizure 0.3%
Stroke 0.1%
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04 Feb 2014 citalopram is useful if feeling really depressed but hard to cut down or stop
   —Posted by kada
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20 Dec 2013 I've found Citalopram to be an amazing help with my depression! However, in early October my lips blistered and peeled and have been extremely chapped ever since extending beyond my lips with originally a couple of patches on my face which have disappeared now.I have never in the past been allergic to my skin care products but have now switched to hyperallergenic products for sensitive skin. No noticable improvement. What are your thoughts?
   —Posted by daisymae_g@sympatico.ca
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18 Aug 2013 All that bothers me is the weight loss from first time taking Citilopram....I lost a stone...was taken off started again this year a lost another stone...thats 2 stone in 3 years ??????
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17 Jul 2013 Ensure your doctor researches this drug fully and prescribes the proper dosage etc
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15 Apr 2013 Since iv been taking citalopram I have been constantly tired and don't have energy to do anything, I find it hard to hold a job down as I get to anxious and I feel so depressed I can't even get oiut of bed ! I don't find it has helped that much, I feel a little less anxious than I used to but that's it, I still get thoughts about harming myself and recently have felt quiwithdrawn and I don't feel like being so I have always been a social person with many friends.
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