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- Citalopram HydrobromideGeneric for CelexaRx20mg30 tablets $3.9 USD30 tablets $3.9 USD - $0.13 USD/tabletSave $13.20
- Citalopram HydrobromideGeneric for CelexaRx40mg30 tablets $4.2 USD30 tablets $4.2 USD - $0.14 USD/tabletSave $12.90
- Citalopram HydrobromideGeneric for CelexaRx10mg30 tablets $3.9 USD30 tablets $3.9 USD - $0.13 USD/tabletSave $13.20
Do you need a prescription for citalopram?
Yes, citalopram is only available with a valid physician Rx.
How much is citalopram without Insurance in the US?
Our website gives two competitive savings options to US customers who wish to purchase citalopram, as either a brand or generic, if available. The first is access to medications through our mail-order online pharmacy. The second is by using the Now Patient Rx Advantage Card, which can be used in over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. If you are insured, then in most cases, the cash price will be significantly cheaper than the copay.
What will my out-of-pocket cost be for citalopram in the US?
There are no out-of-pocket (OOP) costs because we are currently only offering a cash-based option to purchase medications.
Is Now Patient a citalopram savings card?
Yes. Save up to 90% on your citalopram with the FREE Now Patient Rx Advantage card*.
*Based on the difference between the U&C submitted by the pharmacy and the price the patients pay.
Can you handle Rx transfers for home delivery in the US?
Yes. If you use the mail-order online pharmacy option, then we can handle requests by you to have your prescription transferred to our pharmacy for home delivery. We can even help you manage your refills by giving you timely reminders, so you do not run out of your medication.
Is Now Patient a citalopram coupon provider in the US?
No. Now Patient does not provide citalopram coupons or FREE citalopram samples.
Do you accept commercial, Medicare or Medicaid coverage for citalopram in the US?
No. Currently, we only offer cash-based options for purchase, therefore we do not require your insurance benefit details. In the future, our plan is to be able to handle commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid including cases where you have multiple health plans that provide benefit coverage (e.g. Medicaid and Commercial). We also anticipate being able to handle more complex scenarios such as using primary insurance combined with a manufacturer copay assistance program.
Does Now Patient work with Medicare?
Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than Medicare copays. We do not bill Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug coverage). When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.
Does Now Patient work with Commercial Insurance?
Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than commercial plan copays. We do not bill your commercial plan. When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.
What should you do if you use too much citalopram?
Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using citalopram. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you’ve used too much citalopram. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.
If you think it is an emergency, call 999 or find your nearest A&E
If you need help now, but it’s not an emergency go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Alternatively you can speak to one of our pharmacists or use the Now Patient app to make an appointment with your GP.
What should I do if I miss my dose?
There are occasions when people forget to take their medication at correct prescribed times. This may not only have an effect on potentially making the medication less effective but it may also inadvertently lead to taking doses too close together, thereby increasing the risks of side effects.
Click here to find out what to do if you forgot to take your medication
What is generic citalopram?
Generic citalopram refers to the non-brand-name version of the medication. It contains the same active ingredient as the brand-name drug but is typically less expensive.
FDA approval of citalopram
Citalopram is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of depression.
Active ingredient of citalopram
The active ingredient of citalopram is citalopram hydrobromide.
US brand name of citalopram and manufacturer
Citalopram is available in the US under the brand name Celexa. The manufacturer is Allergan, Inc.
UK brand name of citalopram and manufacturer
In the UK, citalopram is available under various brand names, including Cipramil and Seropram. The manufacturer may vary depending on the brand name.
Prescription requirement for citalopram
A prescription (Rx) is required for citalopram in both the US and the UK.
Availability of citalopram in the UK with NHS prescription
Citalopram is available in the UK with an NHS prescription.
Conditions treated by citalopram
Citalopram is an antidepressant used to treat patients who have depression and related mood disorders, such as anxiety disorder, and bipolar disorder.
How does citalopram work?
Citalopram belongs to a class of medications called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a neurotransmitter, in the brain. This helps improve mood and alleviate symptoms of depression.
Forms of citalopram available
Citalopram is available in oral tablets or liquid solution.
Dosage of citalopram
The dose of citalopram may vary depending on the individual’s specific condition, response to treatment, and other factors. It is important to follow the recommended dosage instructions and medical advice provided by the healthcare provider.
Directions for citalopram use
Take citalopram exactly as directed by the healthcare provider. It is usually taken orally, once daily, with or without food.
Warnings and precautions for citalopram
- Tell your doctor if you have a family history of long QT syndrome, high blood pressure, stroke, low blood levels of magnesium, potassium, or sodium, seizures, kidney or liver disease
- Citalopram may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior, particularly in children, adolescents, and young adults
- Citalopram may cause changes in sexual function, such as problems having an orgasm, loss of interest in sex, or problems with ejaculation or erections
- This drug passes into breast milk. Speak to your doctor before breast-feeding
Use of citalopram if pregnant or planning pregnancy
The use of citalopram during pregnancy should be discussed with a healthcare provider. It may pose risks to the developing fetus, especially if used during the third trimester.
Possible side effects of citalopram
In clinical trials common side effects of citalopram may include nausea, constipation, dry mouth, drowsiness, sedation, glaucoma, and sexual dysfunction. Serious side effects are rare but can occur. Promptly report any concerning symptoms to a healthcare provider.
Get medical help right away if you have an allergic reaction. Symptoms include hives, trouble breathing, swelling of your face, tongue or throat, skin rash, and blistering or peeling of the skin. Promptly report any adverse effects to a healthcare provider.
Interactions with other drugs
Citalopram may interact with other medications, including NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, and naproxen, blood thinners such as warfarin, Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) such as isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue, phenelzine, selegiline, and tranylcypromine, St. John’s wort, certain antidepressants (including other SSRIs such as fluoxetine, SNRIs such as duloxetine, and tryptophan (the risk of serotonin syndrome increases if you are taking these medications), other drugs that affect the heart rhythm (QT prolongation), such as diuretics, amiodarone, pimozide, and sotalol.
It is important to inform your healthcare provider about all the prescription drugs, over the counter medication, supplements, and vitamins you are taking to avoid potential drug interactions.
Similar drugs to citalopram
Other SSRIs, such as escitalopram, sertraline and fluoxetine, may be used as alternatives for the treatment of depression.
- FDA Prescribing Information for Celexa
- NICE product information for Citalopram
- WebMD – Citalopram
- Drugs.com – Citalopram
- NHS UK
Now Patient has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that all material is factually accurate, complete, and current. However, the knowledge and experience of a qualified healthcare professional should always be sought after instead of using the information in this page. Before taking any drug, you should always speak to your doctor or another qualified healthcare provider.
The information provided here about medications is subject to change and is not meant to include all uses, precautions, warnings, directions, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or negative effects. The absence of warnings or other information for a particular medication does not imply that the medication or medication combination is appropriate for all patients or for all possible purposes.
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