Citox 20mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Nilanjan Chandra | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:14 am

Citox 20mg Tablet

Uses of Citox 20mg Tablet

Citox 20mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Phobia, Anxiety Disorder

Side effects of Citox 20mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Citox 20mg Tablet are – Fever, Insomnia, Chest Pain, Blurred Vision, Dry Mouth, Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Abdominal Pain, Anorexia, Diarrhea, Gi Bleeding, Hepatic Necrosis, Indigestion, Nausea, Pancreatitis, Vomiting , Abnormal Bleeding, Weight Gain or Loss

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Citox 20mg Tablet

Do not use Citox 20mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Citalopram

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Citox 20mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Citox 20mg Tablet works

Citox 20mg Tablet contains – Citalopram

Citalopram blocks serotonin reuptake by adrenergic nerves, which normally release this neurotransmitter from their storage sites when activated by a nerve impulse. This blocked reuptake increases serotonin levels at nerve synapses, which may elevate mood and reduce depression.

Dosage of Citox 20mg Tablet

The dosage of Citox 20mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Citox 20mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Citox 20mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Citara 20mg Tablet  ( Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

55.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Citola 20mg Tablet  ( La Pharmaceuticals )

67.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip


Drug :- amitriptyline, bromocriptine, buspirone, clomipramine, dextromethorphan, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, furazolidone, imipramine, levodopa, lithium, meperidine, naratriptan, nefazodone, paroxetine, pentazocine, phenelzine, procarbazine, selegiline, sertraline, sibutramine, sumatriptan, tramadol, tranylcypromine, trazodone, venlafaxine, zolmitriptan: Possibly enhanced serotonergic effects of citalopram, resulting in agitation, chills, confusion, diaphoresis, diarrhea, fever, hyperreflexia, hypomania, incoordination, myoclonus, or tremor.

aspirin, NSAIDs, warfarin: Increased risk of bleeding ranging from ecchymoses to lifethreatening hemorrhage.

carbamazepine: Possibly increased clearance of citalopram.

cimetidine: Possibly increased blood citalopram level.

desipramine, metoprolol: Increased blood levels of these drugs.

furazolidone, procarbazine, selegiline: Possibly hyperthermia, rigidity, myoclonus, and extreme agitation progressing to delirium and coma itraconazole, ketoconazole, macrolide antibiotics, omeprazole: Possibly decreased clearance of citalopram.

MAO inhibitors: Increased risk of lifethreatening serotonin syndrome or neuroleptic malignant syndrome.

warfarin: Possibly increased PT.

About Reviewer

Dr. Nilanjan Chandra is a talented Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, De-addiction specialist, and Sex Therapist with 10 years of experience. He's currently practicing as a Consultant Neuro-psychiatrist at Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College in 2011 and MD from Government Medical College and New Civil Hospital, Surat in 2016.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.