The documented risks of these drugs are provided so the public can make informed, educated decisions.Celexa is a newer antidepressant drug. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that antidepressants can cause suicidal thinking and behavior in children and young adults. Celexa is also known as Akarin, Celapram, Cipramil, Citalon, Citalopram, Elopram, Prisdal, Sepram, Seropram.
Celexa Drug Warnings:
There have been 22 drug regulatory agency warnings from four countries (United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia) and the European Union. These include the following (note that some warnings cite more than one side effect, so the list below may not be equal to the total number of warnings):
11 warnings on Celexa causing suicidal thoughts/behavior/risk
4 warnings on Celexa causing hostility/aggression
3 warnings on Celexa causing birth defects
3 warnings on Celexa causing anxiety
2 warnings on Celexa causing withdrawal symptoms
Celexa Drug Studies:
There have been 26 studies in nine countries (Canada, Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, United States and United Kingdom). These include the following (note that some studies cite more than one side effect, so the list below may not be equal to the total number of studies):
7 studies on Celexa causing birth defects
6 studies on Celexa causing suicidal thoughts/behaviors/risk
2 studies on Celexa causing increased risk of falls in the elderly
2 studies on Celexa causing sexual dysfunction
2 studies on Celexa causing abnormal bleeding
1 study on Celexa causing violence
1 study on Celexa causing aggression
1 study on Celexa causing withdrawal symptoms
Top Reactions for All Ages: There have been 6,978 adverse reactions reported to the US FDA in connection with Celexa.
The FDA estimates that less than 1% of all serious events are ever reported to it, so the actual number of side effects occurring are most certainly higher.
- 559 cases of completed suicide
- 546 cases of drug interaction
- 324 cases of anxiety
- 317 cases of depression
- 309 cases of overdose
- 308 cases of dizziness
- 307 cases of Serotonin Syndrome
- 302 cases of falls
- 286 cases agitation
- 285 cases of confusion
Agitation Hallucinations Stiff/twitching muscles
Documented Side Effects of Celexa:
Source: Physicians Desk Reference, National Institutes of Health’s Medline Plus, and/or the drug label.
Loss of coordination
Problems with thinking/concentration/memory
Swelling of the face, hands, feet or lower legs
This brochure is a simple guide that documents the dangerous and deadly side effects of the drugs prescribed to millions of men, women and children diagnosed with bogus mental disorders.
Please note: No one should attempt to get off of psychiatric drugs without doctor’s supervision. To help find medical practitioners in your area, click here