Citalopram Hydrobromide , medically known as citalopram, is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) that is used to treat patients who have depression.
As an antidepressant, it works by producing more serotonin in the brain to help keep the brain chemically balanced.
Citalopram Hydrobromide comes as a tablet and liquid taken by mouth once a day with or without food. It usually takes about one to four weeks before you feel the full benefits of this medication.
The most common side effects of Citalopram Hydrobromide include tiredness, drowsiness, nervousness, dry mouth, sweating, lack of appetite, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, tremor, weight changes, and changes in sex ability or drive.
Citalopram Hydrobromide may also be used in the treatment of other medical conditions, as suggested by your doctor.