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Dr. Alan Ali
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Citalopram (Definition)

Citalopram is a ssri medication used to treat anxiety and depression disorders, it's also used to treat ptsd and ocd. It takes 4 to 6 weeks to be fully effective. Side effects; sedation, minor temporary stomach issues, delayed orgasm in males and rarely weight gain. It is ...Read more


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My fiancee has a history of depression and is on celexa, zoloft, Abilify and stratera. He sleeps too much, is always tired, has trouble focusing or remembering, has almost no sexual desire, can't get an erection without cialis, and can't reach orgasm wit

My fiancee has a history of depression and is on celexa, zoloft, Abilify and stratera.  He sleeps too much, is always tired, has trouble focusing or remembering, has almost no sexual desire, can't get an erection without cialis, and can't reach orgasm wit

Medication reeval: Your husband is on two antidepressants, abilify (aripiprazole) which is closer to the atypical antipsychotic class and stratera which is chemically very similar to an antidepressant. I would suggest it is time to reevaluate his medications and perhaps get a second opinion. ...Read more

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Menopause, on Celexa (citalopram) for anxiety, low sex interest and challenging for orgasm. Thyroidectomy /hypo, What med. may be alternative for anxiety ? Help?

Menopause, on Celexa (citalopram) for anxiety, low sex interest and challenging for orgasm.  Thyroidectomy /hypo, What med. may be alternative for anxiety ? Help?

Talk to your doctor : Tell your doctor about your symptoms. There are alternatives for you that might help improve your quality of life. Your doctor might consider adding or switching medication. For instance, Wellbutrin has a lower risk of sexual side effects. It does tend to be stimulating and can increase anxiety. Buspar (buspirone) can be added for anxiety and it also can help with sexual side effects. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Celexa causes hard to reach orgasm. Would lowering the dose help and can it become permanent? Im on 20 mg. It does help me though. Zoloft (sertraline) made me sick

Celexa causes hard to reach orgasm. Would lowering the dose help and can it become permanent? Im on 20 mg. It does help me though. Zoloft (sertraline) made me sick

Almost immedicately: The side effect is dose related and improves as soon as the blood levels drop which could be the next day. Of course over time if the depression returns your libido could plummet. Lexapro (escitalopram) may have less sexual dysfunction than Celexa. Young men who are anorgasmic on low doses of SSRI, I wonder about Bipolar disorder and would consider Lamictal as alternate rx ...Read more

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Having sex and couldn't reach orgasm. I was just put on celexa, (citalopram) could this be the reason, if so, what should I do?

Having sex and couldn't reach orgasm. I was just put on celexa, (citalopram) could this be the reason, if so, what should I do?

Celexa (citalopram): Yes, Celexa and other ssri's are known to interfere with sexual functioning in a percentage of people taking these medications. This may include delaying orgasm. Please talk with your physician about this; sometimes adding wellbutrin (bupropion) will help. There are other alternatives also. ...Read more

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Is dhea safe to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and celexa?

No: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and Celexa are significant treatments for various CNS disorders, such as attention deficit disorders, depression, or some other dx. Treatment requires a certain degree of expertise in these areas that many physicin may not be co fortable with. Don't complicate with possible interactions with supplements that have no proven benefit. ...Read more

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I take 10mg amitriptyline and 40mg celexa both at night. Is that safe? And I was recently prescibed lyrical and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). I'm just concerned.

I take 10mg amitriptyline and 40mg celexa both at night. Is that safe? And I was recently prescibed lyrical and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). I'm just concerned.

Need clarification: Not at all clear to me why you are taking these four meds. They are safe individually, but all have potential side effects, and seems some will cause drowsiness, and others wakefulness. What is the goal here, and what conditions are being treated? Suggest Concierge visit to acquire better understanding and focus. ...Read more

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Does celexa and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) show up in hair follicle drug screen?

Does celexa and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) show up in hair follicle drug screen?

Yes.: Detailed testing of hair (not hair follicle) should disclose exposure to these pharmaceuticals. There is however not much clinical value to such testing. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Dextroamphetamine And Racemic Amphetamine (Definition)

Dextroamphetamine|racemic amphetamine is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Celexa (Definition)

Celexa is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more