U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
MA
A female asked:

I have been on prozac (fluoxetine) for 8 weeks for gad; it did not work. the dr. has switched me to celexa. how long should this take to kick in?

1 doctor answer7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Louis Krenn
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Few weeks: When switching anxiety medications it can still take 2 to 4 weeks for the medication to have an effect.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated May 1, 2016

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.