A 37-year-old female asked:
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i take celexa (citalopram) 4 fibromyalgia, can u tell me if this helps with more fibro symptoms than just pain? fatigue, anxiety, fibro fog..ect? plz

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Ssris may help with more than just pain in patients with fibromyalgia, namely, fatigue, anxiety. In fact, they may be more helpful for those symptoms than pain. On the other hand, snris (effexor, cymbalta) and tca (tricyclics - nortriptylin, amitriptylin etc.) do better than ssris alleviating the pain associated with fb.
Answered on Jan 17, 2018
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Can help: Celexa (citalopram) may help with the anxiety and depression associated with fibro. This may in a round about way help with the fatigue.
Answered on Jan 17, 2018

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