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Can citalopram, the generic of celexa (citalopram) cause sleep apnea, sleepiness during day, lack of rem sleep, sleep problems?

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Dr. Marsha Davis answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Celexa (citalopram): Cannot cause sleep apnea or sleep disorders but it has an antihistamine component that can cause some people to be sleepily during the day .llexapro is basically the same psychiatric medication purified without the antihistamine so it has less side effects

Answered 7/22/2014



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