Citalopram HBR Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Inability To Have An Erection
  • Problem With Ejaculation
  • Sexual Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Diarrhea
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Involuntary Quivering

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Confused
  • Excess Urination
  • Feeling Agitated
  • Fever
  • Itching
  • Loss Of Memory
  • Problem With Periods
  • Rash
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Gas
  • Increased Production Of Saliva
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Joint Pain
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Migraine Headache
  • Muscle Pain
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Sinus Irritation And Congestion
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Taste Problems
  • Throwing Up
  • Weight Loss
  • Yawning

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of Restlessness With Inability To Sit Still
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Abortion
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Acute Kidneyl Failure
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Altered Mental Status
  • Behaving With Excessive Cheerfulness And Activity
  • Bleeding
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Blood Clot
  • Breast Fullness Due To Milk Production
  • Breast Tenderness
  • Continued Painful Erection
  • Decrease In The Blood-Clotting Protein Prothrombin
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Delusions
  • Discharge Of Milk In Men Or Women When Not Breastfeeding
  • Dyskinesia
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Extrapyramidal Reaction
  • Extreme Sense Of Well Being
  • Giant Hives
  • Hallucination
  • Having Thoughts Of Suicide
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hemorrhage Of Blood Under The Skin
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Loss Of One's Own Sense Of Reality Or Identity
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood
  • Mood Changes
  • Myoclonus
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
  • Panic Disorder
  • Paranoia
  • Paroxysmal Choreoathetosis
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Psychosis Caused By A Drug
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Secondary Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Seizures
  • Serotonin Syndrome - Adverse Drug Interaction
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades De Pointes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Cannot Focus Thoughts
  • Cataracts
  • Cough
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Frequent Urination
  • Grinding Of The Teeth
  • Increased Prolactin In The Blood
  • Indifferent Behavior
  • Involuntary Eye Movement
  • Mild Degree Of Mania
  • Nosebleed
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Weight Gain

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