Celexa is an effective antidepressant without evidence side effect. This is one of the “softest” and safest drugs for the depression treatment which does not cause a medical and psychological addiction. It includes an ingredient Citalopram.
Celexa inhibits the depression symptoms by means of blocking of serotonin re-uptake. It increases the action of serotonin and a concentration of this neurotransmitter in the neurons of the brain. The upward trend of the depression treatment appears in 2 weeks after the use of Celexa. The medical studies of the drug have shown that it does not influence on the cardiac conducting system and the blood pressure, functions of kidneys and liver. At the same time, the side effects have been recorded in 2% of patients who regularly took Celexa for the depression treatment.
If the body weight grows during the use of the antidepressants, this effect is hardly probable during the use of Celexa. This medicine does not influence on the satiation center in the brain and does not cause a persistent feeling of hunger. A sedative effect is absent during the use of Celexa.
The action of Celexa is narrow. This drug may be used only in the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsory disorders, and panic disorders. In case of the acute mental disorders, this antidepressant will not help.