Citalopram Headache Side Effect Reports


The following Citalopram Headache side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Headache, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Citalopram or it might take time to develop.


Dizziness, Disorientation, Tearfulness, Headache, Social Avoidant Behaviour

This Headache side effect was reported by a health professional from DK. A female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: depression. The patient was prescribed Citalopram (dosage: 20 Mg), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Citalopram the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Dizziness
  • Disorientation
  • Tearfulness
  • Headache
  • Social Avoidant Behaviour
These side effects may potentially be related to Citalopram.
Aggression, Ataxia, Hallucination, Visual, Headache, Insomnia, Amnesia, Menorrhagia, Fatigue, Tinnitus

This Headache Citalopram side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from GB on Jan 29, 2014. A Female , 43 years of age, weighting 183.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Citalopram. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Aggression
  • Ataxia
  • Hallucination, Visual
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Amnesia
  • Menorrhagia
  • Fatigue
  • Tinnitus
. Citalopram dosage: 30 Mg Daily. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Onfi (10 Mg Twice Daily)
  • Lamictal (100 Mg Twice Daily)
  • Mirtazapine (15 Mg Daily)
Aggression, Ataxia, Hallucination, Visual, Headache, Insomnia, Amnesia, Menorrhagia, Fatigue, Tinnitus

This is a Citalopram side effect report of a 43-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from DK, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: depression,temporal lobe epilepsy, who was treated with Citalopram (dosage:30 Mg, start time: 2010), combined with:
  • Onfi (20 Mg)
  • Lamictal (200 Mg)
  • Mirtazapine (15 Mg)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Headache side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Aggression
  • Ataxia
  • Hallucination, Visual
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Amnesia
  • Menorrhagia
  • Fatigue
  • Tinnitus
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Citalopram treatment in female patients suffering from depression,temporal lobe epilepsy, resulting in Headache.
Chills, Nausea, Headache

A 57-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: anxiety started Citalopram Hydrobromide Tablets (20mg) treatment (dosage: NA) on Jan 10, 2014. Soon after starting Citalopram Hydrobromide Tablets (20mg) treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Chills
  • Nausea
  • Headache
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Citalopram Hydrobromide Tablets (20mg) side effects, such as Headache.
Chills, Nausea, Headache

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Citalopram on Jan 14, 2014. Patient felt the following Citalopram side effects: chills, nausea, headache Additional patient health information: Female , 51 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Citalopram dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Headache, Sleep Disorder, Loss Of Consciousness, Pruritus, Scratch, Haemorrhage, Galactorrhoea, Alcohol Interaction

This report suggests a potential Citalopram Headache side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 25-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Citalopram (dosage: Taken By Mouth) starting NS. Soon after starting Citalopram the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Headache
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Loss Of Consciousness
  • Pruritus
  • Scratch
  • Haemorrhage
  • Galactorrhoea
  • Alcohol Interaction
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Citalopram demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Headache, may still occur.
Dizziness, Headache, Product Substitution Issue

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Oct 21, 2013 by a Female taking Citalopram 40 Mg (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 38 years of age, weighting 275.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Citalopram side effects: dizziness, headache, product substitution issue. Additional medications/treatments:
Epilepsy, Muscle Twitching, Tetany, Vision Blurred, Agitation, Disturbance In Attention, Headache

This Headache problem was reported by a health professional from DK. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Citalopram (dosage: 20 Mg). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Valproate Sodium
  • Epilim (200 Mg)
  • Lamictal (200 Mg)
  • Lamictal
  • Topamax (200 Mg)
When commencing Citalopram, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Epilepsy
  • Muscle Twitching
  • Tetany
  • Vision Blurred
  • Agitation
  • Disturbance In Attention
  • Headache
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Headache, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Depression, Disease Recurrence, Headache, Abdominal Pain Upper, Decreased Interest, Decreased Appetite, Insomnia, Product Quality Issue

This is a Citalopram Hbr side effect report of a 55-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: anxiety,depression and was treated with Citalopram Hbr (dosage: 1/2 Pill) starting Jul 27, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Depression
  • Disease Recurrence
  • Headache
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Decreased Interest
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Insomnia
  • Product Quality Issue
This opens a possibility that Citalopram Hbr could cause Headache and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Activities Of Daily Living Impaired, Feeling Abnormal, Headache, Stress

This Headache side effect was reported by a pharmacist from GB on Aug 07, 2013. A female patient from GB , 70 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Citalopram. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Citalopram side effects: activities of daily living impaired, feeling abnormal, headache, stress. Citalopram dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
  • Efexor
These side effects may potentially be related to Citalopram.
Feeling Abnormal, Headache, Stress, Serotonin Syndrome, Activities Of Daily Living Impaired

This Headache side effect was reported by a pharmacist from GB. A 70-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: stress,mental disorder. The patient was prescribed Citalopram (citalopram) (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Effexor
When starting to take Citalopram (citalopram) the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Headache
  • Stress
  • Serotonin Syndrome
  • Activities Of Daily Living Impaired
These side effects may potentially be related to Citalopram (citalopram).
Activities Of Daily Living Impaired, Feeling Abnormal, Headache, Stress, Off Label Use

This Headache Citalopram side effect was reported by a health professional from DK on Aug 06, 2013. A Female , 70 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Citalopram. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Activities Of Daily Living Impaired
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Headache
  • Stress
  • Off Label Use
. Citalopram dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Effexor
Activities Of Daily Living Impaired, Feeling Abnormal, Headache, Stress

This is a Citalopram side effect report of a 70-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from GB, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: stress,mental disorder, who was treated with Citalopram (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Efexor
, and developed a serious reaction and a Headache side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Activities Of Daily Living Impaired
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Headache
  • Stress
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Citalopram treatment in female patients suffering from stress,mental disorder, resulting in Headache.
Activities Of Daily Living Impaired, Feeling Abnormal, Stress, Headache

A 70-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from GB with the following symptoms: stress,mental disorder started Citalopram treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Citalopram treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Activities Of Daily Living Impaired
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Stress
  • Headache
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Efexor
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Citalopram side effects, such as Headache.
Headache, Restless Legs Syndrome, Abortion Spontaneous, Exposure During Pregnancy

A female patient from GB was prescribed and started Citalopram (citalopram) on Jul 29, 2013. After Citalopram was administered, patient encountered several Citalopram side effects: headache, restless legs syndrome, abortion spontaneous, exposure during pregnancy Additional patient health information: Female , 27 years of age, weighting 132.3 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Citalopram (citalopram) dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Exposure During Pregnancy, Abortion Spontaneous, Restless Legs Syndrome, Headache

This report suggests a potential Citalopram Headache side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 27-year-old female patient from GB (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): anxiety,depression and used Citalopram (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Citalopram the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Exposure During Pregnancy
  • Abortion Spontaneous
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Headache
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Citalopram demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Headache, may still occur.
Abortion Spontaneous, Restless Legs Syndrome, Headache

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Jul 26, 2013 by a Female taking Citalopram (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: GB , 27 years of age, weighting 132.3 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Citalopram side effects: abortion spontaneous, restless legs syndrome, headache. Additional medications/treatments:
Abortion Spontaneous, Headache, Restless Legs Syndrome

This Headache problem was reported by a health professional from DK. A 27-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): anxiety,depression.On NS a consumer started treatment with Citalopram (dosage: 20 Mg). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Citalopram, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Abortion Spontaneous
  • Headache
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Headache, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Neuropathy Peripheral, Depression, Head Discomfort, Tremor, Heart Rate Increased, Irritability, Headache

This is a Citalopram Sandoz side effect report of a 42-year-old patient (weight: NA) from BR. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Citalopram Sandoz (dosage: NA) starting Jun 18, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lamitor
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Neuropathy Peripheral
  • Depression
  • Head Discomfort
  • Tremor
  • Heart Rate Increased
  • Irritability
  • Headache
This opens a possibility that Citalopram Sandoz could cause Headache and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Depression, Headache, Tremor, Nausea, Asthenia, Intentional Overdose

This Headache side effect was reported by a physician from IT on Jun 28, 2013. A patient from IT , 44 years of age, was treated with Citalopram. Patient felt the following Citalopram side effects: depression, headache, tremor, nausea, asthenia, intentional overdose. Citalopram dosage: 1 In 1 Total.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Xanax (alprazolam) (1 In 1 Total)
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Citalopram.
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Citalopram Headache Causes and Reviews


Almost everyone has had a Headache. Headache is the most common form of pain. It's a major reason people miss days at work or school or visit the doctor.

The most common type of Headache is a tension Headache. Tension Headaches are due to tight muscles in your shoulders, neck, scalp and jaw. They are often related to stress, depression or anxiety. You are more likely to get tension Headaches if you work too much, don't get enough sleep, miss meals, or use alcohol.

Other common types of Headaches include migraines, cluster Headaches, and sinus Headaches. Most people can feel much better by making lifestyle changes, learning ways to relax and taking pain relievers.

Not all Headaches require a doctor's attention. But sometimes Headaches warn of a more serious disorder. Let your health care provider know if you have sudden, severe Headaches. Get medical help right away if you have a Headache after a blow to your head, or if you have a Headache along with a stiff neck, fever, confusion, loss of consciousness, or pain in the eye or ear.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Citalopram Headache Reviews

Tue, 08 Jun 2010
hallucinated for three days and that was on the minimal dose. along with that i had nausea and Headaches that almost felt as if my head would explode. Luckily my doc took it seriously and changed my meds to mirtazapine. No side effects at all..
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