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citalopram and weight loss

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Reported side efx: Celexa has this effect on many - usually not too much, but if it is a problem for you or would be soon, discuss it w/ your provider to find alternativ ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
38 years experience Psychiatry
Not likely: Celexa (citalopram) is not known to slow down weight loss and has anorexia as a side effect. However, people respond to medications differently and it ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to Know: Since raspberry ketones are a dietary supplement and not regulated by the FDA, there haven't been any tests performed to evaluate their interaction wi ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Warning: Info only!: I'm not recommending this - but it does seem reasonable and might help you in some way. http://www.theroadback.org/weight_loss.aspx an interesting f ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
More likely Celexa (citalopram): Both trazadone ; Celexa (citalopram) can cause weight gain in some people; both are also known to cause weight loss. However, it appears that more peo ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Questions: There are several questions in one here. You may be best served by splitting them up into separate questions. I would wish for you a wise medical ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Dehydration?: The most common cause of orthostatic hypotension is dehydration. You can check the color of your urine to see if it's very concentrated -- and if it ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Do not waste your $: Do not waste your money with "weight loss supplements". If you want to acheive weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, e ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doug Mclaughlin
Specializes in Psychiatry
Perhaps: Celexa is 40 x more active on the histamine receptor than lexapro (escitalopram). The histamine receptor is linked to sedation and wt gain.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Can do both: The side effects for Celexa (citalopram) are reported as being associated with rapid weight gain, anorexia (weight loss), loss of appetite (weight los ... Read More
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