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Citalopram (Citalopram) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Citalopram and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (295)
Death (139)
Life Threatening Events (32)
Disability (7)

Reports by Reaction Type

Completed Suicide (64)Toxicity To Various Agents (60)Cardiac Arrest (26)Cardio-Respiratory Arrest (24)Respiratory Arrest (18)Overdose (16)Drug Abuse (15)Death (12)Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged (11)Dizziness (11)Blood Pressure Decreased (11)Drug Interaction (10)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Citalopram. For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Citalopram side effects in 51 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Italy on 2012-08-27

Patient: 51 year old male

Reactions: Metabolic Acidosis, Hypotension, Coma, Toxicity To Various Agents, Respiratory Depression, Cardiomyopathy, Hepatic Congestion, Pulmonary Congestion, Brain Oedema, Pulmonary Oedema, Multiple Drug Overdose Intentional, Suicide Attempt, Myocardial Oedema, Renal Venous Congestion

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Celecoxib
    Dosage: unk

Citalopram
    Dosage: unk

Ibuprofen
    Dosage: 12 g, single

Meloxicam
    Dosage: unk

Risperidone
    Dosage: unk

Ketorolac
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Bromazepam
    Dosage: unk



Possible Citalopram side effects in 50 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-08-17

Patient: 50 year old male

Reactions: Toxicity To Various Agents

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Enbrel
    Dosage: 50 mg, 2 times/wk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Ethanol
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Amitriptyline HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Citalopram
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Alprazolam
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Oxazepam
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Oxycodone
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Temazepam
    Dosage: 50 mg, 2x/week
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Nortriptyline
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Citalopram side effects in 65 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United Kingdom on 2012-08-14

Patient: 65 year old female, weighing 69.8 kg (153.7 pounds)

Reactions: Burning Sensation, Glossodynia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lyrica
    Dosage: 1 dosage forms daily;
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Stress
    Start date: 2011-09-19

Ranitidine
    Dosage: 2 dosage forms daily;
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hernia

Atenolol
    Dosage: 1 dosage forms daily;

Domperidone
    Dosage: 3 dosage forms daily;
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Acid Base Balance Abnormal

Atorvastatin
    Dosage: 1 dosage forms daily;
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypercholesterolaemia
    Start date: 2011-09-14

Citalopram
    Dosage: 1 dosage forms daily;
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2011-08-23



Possible Citalopram side effects in 38 year old male

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-08-14

Patient: 38 year old male

Reactions: Anxiety, Off Label Use, Overdose, Activities of Daily Living Impaired, Withdrawal Syndrome, Suicidal Ideation

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Citalopram
    Dosage: 80 milligram daily;
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    End date: 2012-04-01

Citalopram
    Dosage: 60 milligram daily;
    End date: 2012-04-01

Other drugs received by patient: Ssri



Possible Citalopram side effects in 59 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-08-14

Patient: 59 year old male

Reactions: Homicide

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lorazepam
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Omeprazole
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Citalopram
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Citalopram side effects in 53 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-08-14

Patient: 53 year old female

Reactions: Hypertensive Crisis

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Citalopram

Other drugs received by patient: Bionolyte; Innohep; Kabiven; Midazolam HCL; Solu-Medrol; Oxycodone Hydrochloride



Possible Citalopram side effects in 65 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-08-14

Patient: 65 year old female, weighing 69.8 kg (153.7 pounds)

Reactions: Burning Sensation, Glossodynia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Citalopram
    Dosage: 1 df, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2011-08-23

Atorvastatin
    Dosage: 1 df, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypercholesterolaemia
    Start date: 2011-09-14

Lyrica
    Dosage: 1 df, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Stress
    Start date: 2011-09-19

Atenolol
    Dosage: 1 df, qd
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-11-15

Domperidone
    Dosage: 1 df, tid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Acid Base Balance
    Start date: 2012-03-01

Ranitidine
    Dosage: 1 df, bid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hernia
    Start date: 2012-05-02



Possible Citalopram side effects in 51 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Italy on 2012-08-13

Patient: 51 year old male

Reactions: Suicide Attempt, Multiple Drug Overdose, Toxicity To Various Agents

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bromazepam
    Dosage: unk

Citalopram
    Dosage: unk

Ibuprofen
    Dosage: unk

Meloxicam
    Dosage: unk

Risperidone
    Dosage: unk

Celecoxib

Ketorolac
    Dosage: unk



Possible Citalopram side effects in 50 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-08-13

Patient: 50 year old male

Reactions: Toxicity To Various Agents

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Oxycodone
    Dosage: unk

Temazepam
    Dosage: 50 mg, 2 times/wk

Amitriptyline HCL
    Dosage: unk

Oxazepam
    Dosage: unk

Alprazolam
    Dosage: unk

Enbrel
    Dosage: 50 mg, 2 times/wk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Ethanol
    Dosage: unk

Nortriptyline
    Dosage: unk

Citalopram
    Dosage: unk



Possible Citalopram side effects in 65 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United Kingdom on 2012-08-10

Patient: 65 year old female, weighing 69.8 kg (153.7 pounds)

Reactions: Burning Sensation, Glossodynia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Domperidone
    Dosage: 1 df, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Acid Base Balance Abnormal
    Start date: 2012-03-01

Atenolol
    Dosage: 1 df, 1x/day
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-11-15

Atorvastatin
    Dosage: 1 df, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypercholesterolaemia
    Start date: 2011-09-14

Citalopram
    Dosage: 1 df, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2011-08-23

Lyrica
    Dosage: 1 df, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Stress
    Start date: 2011-09-19

Ranitidine
    Dosage: 1 df, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hernia
    Start date: 2012-05-02



Possible Citalopram side effects in 59 year old male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United Kingdom on 2012-08-09

Patient: 59 year old male

Reactions: Homicide

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Omeprazole
    Dosage: oral
    Administration route: Oral

Citalopram

Lorazepam



Possible Citalopram side effects in 65 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United Kingdom on 2012-08-07

Patient: 65 year old female, weighing 70.0 kg (154.0 pounds)

Reactions: Burning Sensation, Glossodynia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ranitidine
    Dosage: 1 twice a day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hernia
    Start date: 2012-05-02

Citalopram
    Dosage: 1 df, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2011-08-23

Domperidone
    Dosage: 1 df, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Acid Base Balance Abnormal
    Start date: 2012-03-01

Atorvastatin
    Dosage: 1 df, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypercholesterolaemia
    Start date: 2011-09-14

Atenolol
    Dosage: 1 df, 1x/day
    Start date: 2011-11-15

Lyrica
    Dosage: 1 df, 1x/day, 1 per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Stress
    Start date: 2011-09-19



Possible Citalopram side effects in 40 year old female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-07-25

Patient: 40 year old female, weighing 64.0 kg (140.8 pounds)

Reactions: Caesarean Section, Hypothyroidism

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Venlafaxine HCL
    Dosage: 150 mg, daily
    Indication: Borderline Personality Disorder

Citalopram
    Dosage: 40 mg, daily
    Indication: Borderline Personality Disorder
    End date: 2011-11-18

Other drugs received by patient: Folic Acid



Possible Citalopram side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-07-23

Patient: male, weighing 2.0 kg (4.4 pounds)

Reactions: Atrial Septal Defect, Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Temperature Regulation Disorder, Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy, Cerebral Haemorrhage, Bradycardia Neonatal, Haemangioma Congenital, Long QT Syndrome, Patent Ductus Arteriosus, Feeding Disorder

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Venlafaxine
    Dosage: maternal dose: 150 mg/day; reduced until gw 26, then stopped

Citalopram
    Dosage: maternal dose: 40 mg/day

Other drugs received by patient: Folic Acid



Possible Citalopram side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-07-23

Patient: female, weighing 105.0 kg (231.0 pounds)

Reactions: Sepsis, Hepatorenal Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-01-05

Copegus
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-01-05

Citalopram
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Boceprevir
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-02-02



Possible Citalopram side effects in 57 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-26

Patient: 57 year old female

Reactions: Completed Suicide, Toxicity To Various Agents

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Quetiapine Fumarate

Memantine HCL

Diphenhydramine HCL

Citalopram

Ethanol

Keppra

Lamotrigine

Verapamil HCL

Trazodone HCL



Possible Citalopram side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-06-20

Patient:

Reactions: Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Kidney Malformation

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pantoprazole

Ranitidine

Glycerol 2.6%

Hydroxyzine

Acetaminophen

Clotrimazole

Codeine

Metoclopramide
    Dosage: 1.8-3.2 mg/h
    Indication: Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Hydromorphone HCL
    Indication: Pain

Ginger

Domperidone

Lactulose

Indomethacin

Citalopram

Sodium Dioctyl Sulfosuccinate

Methylprednisolone

Ondansetron
    Indication: Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Diphenhydramine HCL
    Indication: Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Omeprazole

Prednisone TAB



Possible Citalopram side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-06-20

Patient: female

Reactions: Incorrect Route of Drug Administration, Mutism, Hyperkalaemia, Encephalitis, Hepatic Failure, Multi-Organ Failure, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Gastrointestinal Obstruction, Hypertriglyceridaemia, Renal Failure Acute, Cytolytic Hepatitis, Clonus, Status Epilepticus, Convulsion, Cardiac Failure, Encephalitis Autoimmune, Septic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Risperdal
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2010-08-01
    End date: 2010-08-13

Tercian
    Dosage: dose : 50 mg/ 5 ml
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2010-08-01
    End date: 2010-08-13

Citalopram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2009-02-01
    End date: 2010-08-13

Other drugs received by patient: Lorazepam; Gardasil



Possible Citalopram side effects in 49 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-06-20

Patient: 49 year old male

Reactions: Death, Suicidal Ideation

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Duloxetime Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 60 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Agitated Depression
    Start date: 2010-10-19

Citalopram
    Dosage: 20 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depressed Mood
    Start date: 2010-10-01
    End date: 2010-10-18

Other drugs received by patient: Olanzapine; Zopiclone; Diazepam



Possible Citalopram side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-06-20

Patient:

Reactions: Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Kidney Malformation

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Omeprazole

Prednisone TAB

Domperidone

Sodium Dioctyl Sulfosuccinate

Methylprednisolone

Hydromorphone HCL
    Indication: Pain

Glycerol 2.6%

Indomethacin

Diphenhydramine HCL
    Indication: Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Acetaminophen

Pantoprazole

Hydroxyzine

Lactulose

Ondansetron
    Indication: Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Metoclopramide
    Dosage: 1.8-3.2 mg/h
    Indication: Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Citalopram

Ranitidine

Clotrimazole

Ginger

Codeine SUL TAB



Possible Citalopram side effects in 25 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-06-14

Patient: 25 year old female

Reactions: Galactorrhoea, Mydriasis, Dysaesthesia, Headache, Optic Neuritis, Paraesthesia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Citalopram

Other drugs received by patient: Opipramol



Possible Citalopram side effects in 36 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-06-14

Patient: 36 year old female

Reactions: Akathisia, Agitation, Psychotic Disorder, Antipsychotic Drug Level Increased, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Catatonia, Extrapyramidal Disorder

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Paliperidone
    Dosage: 150 mg, unk
    Indication: Psychotic Disorder
    Start date: 2012-03-29

Citalopram
    Dosage: 40 mg, unk

Paliperidone
    Dosage: 100 mg, unk

Citalopram
    Dosage: 20 mg, unk
    Start date: 2012-04-19

Other drugs received by patient: Promethazine; Diazepam; Lorazepam



Possible Citalopram side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-13

Patient:

Reactions: Peripheral Coldness, Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Unresponsive To Stimuli, Death, Electrocardiogram QRS Complex Prolonged, Multiple Drug Overdose Intentional, Pupil Fixed, Cardiotoxicity, Hypotension, Bezoar, Toxicity To Various Agents, Grand MAL Convulsion, Flushing, Ventricular Tachycardia, Miosis, Depressed Level of Consciousness, Areflexia, Pulseless Electrical Activity

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bupropion HCL
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Citalopram
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Alcohol
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Trazodone HCL
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Clonazepam



Possible Citalopram side effects in 56 year old

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-13

Patient: 56 year old

Reactions: Hypotension, Completed Suicide, Hypoxia, Bradycardia

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Hydrocodone Bitartrate + Acetaminophen
    Administration route: Oral

Citalopram
    Administration route: Oral

Verapamil HCL
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Citalopram side effects in 38 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-12

Patient: 38 year old male

Reactions: Completed Suicide

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dichloralphenazone / Isometheptene / Paracetamol
    Administration route: Oral

Phenytoin
    Administration route: Oral

Benzodiazepine Derivatives
    Administration route: Oral

Prochlorperazine
    Administration route: Oral

Verapamil HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Paroxetine
    Administration route: Oral

Zolpidem Tartrate
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Methergine
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Citalopram
    Dosage: unk

Valproic Acid
    Administration route: Oral

Quetiapine
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Eszopiclone
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Cyclobenzaprine HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Acetaminophen
    Administration route: Oral

Midazolam HCL
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Citalopram side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-12

Patient: female

Reactions: Loss of Consciousness

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ifosorbmono ER
    Start date: 2012-05-09
    End date: 2012-05-01

Hydrochlorothiazide
    Start date: 2012-05-09
    End date: 2012-05-01

Lisinopril
    Start date: 2012-05-09
    End date: 2012-05-01

Omeprazole
    Start date: 2012-05-09
    End date: 2012-05-01

Metformin HCL
    Start date: 2012-05-09
    End date: 2012-05-01

Levothyroxine Sodium
    Start date: 2012-05-09
    End date: 2012-05-01

Pravastatin
    Start date: 2012-05-09
    End date: 2012-05-01

Citalopram
    Start date: 2012-05-09
    End date: 2012-05-01

Amlodipine
    Start date: 2012-05-09
    End date: 2012-05-01

Lorazepam
    Start date: 2012-05-09
    End date: 2012-05-01



Possible Citalopram side effects in 38 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-12

Patient: 38 year old male

Reactions: Completed Suicide

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclobenzaprine HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Acetaminophen
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Quetiapine Fumarate
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Methylergonovine Maleate
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Citalopram
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Paroxetine
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Prochlorperazine
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Eszopiclone
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Phenytoin
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Verapamil HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Zolpidem Tartrate
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Isometheptene
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Dichloralphenazone
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Valproate Sodium
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Citalopram side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-11

Patient: male

Reactions: Anxiety, Drug Interaction, Depression

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C

Citalopram
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2011-11-28
    End date: 2011-12-08

Blinded Alisporivir
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-09-06
    End date: 2011-12-12

Other drugs received by patient: Metoclopramide; Calcium Carbonate; Acetaminophen; Lisinopril; Zopiclone



Possible Citalopram side effects in 21 year old male

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-06-11

Patient: 21 year old male, weighing 80.0 kg (176.0 pounds)

Reactions: Sexual Dysfunction, Erectile Dysfunction

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Sertraline Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 50/100mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2003-04-08
    End date: 2008-04-14

Citalopram
    Dosage: 10/20mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2011-08-15
    End date: 2012-03-14



Possible Citalopram side effects in 41 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Austria on 2012-06-11

Patient: 41 year old female

Reactions: Toxicity To Various Agents

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Flunitrazepam
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Topiramate
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Citalopram
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

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