A 43-year-old member asked:
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i took celexa (citalopram) for the first time in months. what side effects can i expect?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Celexa (citalopram): Celexa side effects can include: nausea, loose stools, constipation, dry mouth, stomach upset, sexual dysfunction, insomnia, sedation, ^ urination, sweating, ^ or v in weight, nasal congestion, sore throat or cough. This is not a complete list. But, you might not have any side effects with celexa. It is generally tolerated well.
Answered on Apr 6, 2019

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