Celexa is a SSRI (serotonin selective reuptake inhibitor) antidepressant similar to Zoloft, Paxil, Prozac and Luvox
. It is indicated for the treatment of depression and
anxiety. Its mechanism of action is to primarily increase the bodys ability to utilize serotonin in the brain.
Side effects are similar to the other SSRI's: nausea, diarrhea, dry mouth and sexual dysfunction. In general it is a well tolerated, non-addictive, safe and effective medication.