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

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is 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


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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

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


Dr. Alan Ali
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Celexa (Definition)

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