Celexa for elderly patient

Citalopram of limited use for dementia-associated agitation

According to various sources, now from 4 to 18% of all people suffer from depression in their lifetime.

Depression - Older Adults Medications - The New York Times

Citalopram (brand names: Celexa, Cipramil and others) is an antidepressant drug of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. In Australia, the UK, Germany, Portugal, Poland, and most European countries, it is licensed for depressive episodes and panic disorder with or without agoraphobia.

Newer Antidepressants May Not Be as Safe for Seniors

Newer Antidepressants May Not Be as Safe for Seniors

This new study by researchers at UCLA found that the combination of Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Celexa (citalopram) can accelerate and improve the overall antidepressant effects of the medications in the elderly.

Agitation in the Elderly Psychiatric Times

Mark Ruscin, Pharm D, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy ; Sunny A.

Celexa for elderly patient:

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Overall: 92 Rates