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Celexa® Attorneys Jacksonville

FDA Recall, Warning or Action: The FDA is informing healthcare professionals and patients that Celexa® should no longer be taken at doses greater than 40 mg per day. Studies have shown that this drug can cause abnormal changes in the electrical activity of the heart.

Physicians and patients alike depend upon pharmaceutical companies to produce new medical products in the best interest of the consumer. Our personal injury lawyers work diligently with product specialists to identify potentially harmful drugs, inadequate product labels, incomplete provider guidance, device designs as well as known complications. Unfortunately, there are cases where manufacturers choose not to notify consumers or their healthcare provider that a reported problem has been identified.

Side Effects of Celexa® Use

Celexa® (citalopram) is used to treat depression. It is thought that the drug works by increasing the amount of serotonin. This is a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. Possible side effects or negative patient outcomes include:

  • Chest Pain
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Fast, Slow or Irregular Heartbeat
  • Hallucinating
  • Fever

NOTE: Changes in the electrical activity of the heart after using Celexa® can lead to abnormal heart rhythm which can be fatal.

Investigating a defective drug or failed medical product claim can be a difficult process. Our medical products liability lawyers can settle with the big insurance companies or present your claim before the court if negotiations fail. If you or a loved one was injured or died due to a dangerous drug or failed medical device, defending your rights is going to be an uphill battle. Contact a liability lawyer at 904-251-1111 or 1-800-251-1111; or use this website’s Do I Have A Case form for a prompt response.

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