What is Novo-Citalopram?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Citalopram

Novo-Citalopram is a Canadian brand name for citalopram. It is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Citalopram affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression. It is used in the treatment of depression.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Depressed mood 2 23
Anxious mood 1 0
Fatigue 1 22
Generalized anxiety disorder 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 22

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Novo-Citalopram

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Novo-Citalopram

Dosage Patients
20 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Novo-Citalopram

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Novo-Citalopram

Duration

Currently taking Novo-Citalopram

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Novo-Citalopram

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 22
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 22
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 22
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Novo-Citalopram

May 25, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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