like zanax or valume (i think thats how thier spelt??? )
16 Dec 2010
No. It is not a benzo. It's an anti depressant. I copied the following information for you. hope this helps!
"Citalopram is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It affects a naturally occuring chemical in the brain called serotonin, which helps to improve certain mood problems, but may become unbalanced and cause depression"
- Citalopram Information for Consumers
- Citalopram Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Citalopram (detailed)
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