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Is it ok to take strattera (atomoxetine) and celexa together? I'm on celexa and my shrink just added strattera (atomoxetine) for adhd. On google it says they interact..Help!

Is it ok to take strattera (atomoxetine) and celexa together? I'm on celexa and my shrink just added strattera (atomoxetine) for adhd. On google it says they interact..Help!

MAY BE OKAY : First i would check it out with your physician. Celexa is a serotonin re-uptake inhibitor and strattera (atomoxetine) is a norepinephrine re-uptake inhibitor so ought to be alright together. As stated by others there may need to be dosage adjustments, they do not do the dame thing but both do have an impact on neurotransmitters. ...Read more

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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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Safe to take celexa (citalopram) and sudafed pe?

Safe to take celexa (citalopram) and sudafed pe?

yes: The combo is safe in terms of drug interactions, but the sudafed could cause anxiety if that is a problem for you.It can also induce insomnia. ...Read more

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Can gabapentin be taken with celexa (citalopram)?

Can gabapentin be taken with celexa (citalopram)?

Gabapentin & celexa (citalopram): Gabapentin is often prescribed safely and effectively for anxiety and may be prescribed in combination with celexa, (citalopram) an SSRI. The best way to know if your medication regimen will be safe and effective for you is to discuss with your prescribing doc. Make sure to ask any questions you have about newly prescribed meds & feel better soon :) ...Read more

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Does celexa (citalopram) cause sexual dysfunction?

Does celexa (citalopram) cause sexual dysfunction?

Yes: Celexa (citalopram) is an SSRI antidepressant and those medications can have effects on sexual function especially difficulty having an orgasm. There is some evidence that alternative med for depression (Welbutrin) may help (should be done under MD direction). Also medications for impotence may help for men and some women. See links to sexual dysfunction in men and women at uptodate.com ...Read more

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Do celexa and Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) interact?

Do celexa and Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) interact?

Celexa/Vyvanse: Should be safe combinbation if prescribed by one physician who is monitoring progress. Recommend taking vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) in morning & Celexa in the evening. ...Read more

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Why does celexa (citalopram) make my sex drive low?

Serotonin receptors: Several proposed mechanisms exist for decreased libido due to ssri use including celexa (citalopram). They mainly deal with alterations in neurotransmitter and hormone levels. The main one involves stimulation of 5ht2 and 5ht3 serotonin receptors in the brain. High prolactin levels could also be involved. Inhibition of the enzyme which makes nitric oxide, a vasodilator has also been proposed. ...Read more

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Can i take aspirin whike taking celexa (citalopram)?

Can i take aspirin whike taking celexa (citalopram)?

Caution: Aspirin and Celexa may raise the risk of bleeding; if you are just using the daily baby dose aspirin, this should be fine. I would not use Aspirin for pain relief though; opt for tylenol (acetaminophen) instead, if possible. ...Read more

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Could i take vitamin while on the ssri drug "celexa"?

Could i take vitamin while on the ssri drug "celexa"?

Yes: Absolutely. Multivitamins are compatible with antidepressants. Just take a well-known brand recommended by a pharmacist or your MD, not the online ones that have unknown manufacturing. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for celexa (citalopram) overdose?

What is the treatment for celexa (citalopram) overdose?

Depends on dose/age: Accidental overdose in a child or infant should receive urgent medical care at an er. Overdose representing a suicide attempt requires prompt medical evaluation followed possibly by in patient psychiatric care. Celexa (citalopram) overdoses are rarely fatal unless there are other drugs/alcohol also involved. ...Read more

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What are celexa/risperdal discontinuation side effects?

What are celexa/risperdal discontinuation side effects?

Side effects: If done under md supervision for the right reasons no withrawal side effects, your symptoms may relapse and come back stronger. ...Read more

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Can you take garcinia cambogia with celexa (citalopram)?

Most likely: No herb drug interactions have been reported so far, but it has not been systematically studied, then again neither have celery, cabbage, salt, and pepper :). ...Read more

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Which is more effective: bupropion or Celexa (citalopram)?

Which is more effective: bupropion or Celexa (citalopram)?

Depends.: First, each person is different and one might be better for one person and not another. Second, Celexa (citalopram) is a brand name and bupropion a generic. In general Wellbutrin is more effective for depression than Celexa (citalopram), but it has no tranquilizer effect which Celexa (citalopram) does. Some generic bupropion is not as effective as another. ...Read more

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What to do if overdose of celexa and seroquel (quetiapine)?

What to do if overdose of celexa and seroquel (quetiapine)?

Celexa (citalopram) OD call 911: Doses above 40 mg/day of Celexa (citalopram) are not recommended due to the risk of QT prolongation.. Do not take more of this medication than is recommended. An overdose of Celexa (citalopram) can damage your liver or cause serious health problems and death. Call 911 for help!. ...Read more

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Is it a bad idea to take low-ogestrel + celexa (citalopram)?

No: There is no interaction between the 2 medications so they can be taken at the same time. ...Read more

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What is the difference between Prozac (fluoxetine) and celexa?

What is the difference between Prozac (fluoxetine) and celexa?

Prozac (fluoxetine) was prototype: Prozac or fluoxetine was the first selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Later ssri's that were developed worked on other subtypes of the serotonin receptors in the brain and thus in theory had less side effects. Also they were metabolized differently by the liver. Therefore duration of action or interaction with other medications differed. An example would be different degree of sexual problems. ...Read more

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Can I take cipro (ciprofloxacin) and celexa together? Thanks!

Can I take cipro (ciprofloxacin) and celexa together?  Thanks!

Yes. : Yes. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Celexa are safe together. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Celexa can both cause nausea at times so be aware of this. ...Read more

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Is insomnia a normal side effect while on celexa (citalopram)?

Is insomnia a normal side effect while on celexa (citalopram)?

Can happen: Celexa (citalopram), like other ssri antidepressants, can either enhance or interfere with sleep. It depends on the person. I usually tell patients to take ssris in the morning (not at bedtime) to minimize any such effects. Even so, insomnia can still occur. Talk with the prescribing doctor about alternatives if this is an ongoing problem. ...Read more

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What's the difference between celexa and wellbutrin (bupropion)?

Mechanism of action: Celexa (citalopram ) is a antidepressant that works mainly on the serotonin metabolism wellbutrin (bupropion) works in the dopaminergic circuit . They can be combined for added effect or decrease of side effects of serotonin related antidepressants such as decresed libido. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take any diet pills while on celexa (citalopram)?

Is it safe to take any diet pills while on celexa (citalopram)?

Check with your doc: It is important not to mix medications without,checking first about any interactions. Also, what sort of diet pills do you want to take? Most OTC diet pills are expensive and ultimately ineffective. Think about,whether they are worth any risks they may carry relative to treating your depression/anxiety. ...Read more

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Switching from celexa to prozac (fluoxetine). What can I expect?

Celexa (citalopram): Under supervision, most likely u will tolerate the switch well. ...Read more

Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

A bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Celexa (Definition)

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