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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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Can I use voltarol and ibuprofen gel on my neck at the same time?

Can I use voltarol and ibuprofen gel on my neck at the same time?

Probably will not he: These two gels are very similar. While it is not recommended to use both it will probably not hurt you. It will probably not help either. I would recommend choosing one, and using acetaminophen orally if you are not doing so. I hope you feel better! ...Read more

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I have ulcerative colitis in remission. Can I use topical Voltarol gel containing Diclofenac for a painful hamstring strain?

Yes: You should be able to use the transdermal anti-inflammatories without too much of a problem. These medications commonly caused your Tatian of the G.I. tract but not if transmitted through the skin ...Read more

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Can I take citalopram with tamazipan?

Can I take citalopram with tamazipan?

Be careful: Temazepam is a CNS depressant most commonly prescribed to treat insomnia. Taking a CNS depressant with an SSRI, such as citalopram, can enhance the adverse effects of the SSRI, particularly psychomotor impairment. You shouldn't be taking either of these drugs without the guidance and authorization of a physician, preferably a mental health professional. ...Read more

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What will happen if you take 10 citalopram (20mg) at once?

What will happen if you take 10 citalopram (20mg) at once?

Never safe: It is never safe to take more medications then prescribed by your physician. Go to the ER for appropriate care and treatment. ...Read more

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What will happen if you take 10 citalopram (20mg) at once?

Why?: I am not sure why you would ask such a question. The maximum daily dose of vital open is 40 mg. Higher doses have been associated with serious heart arrhythmias. If you have accidentally taken that many or are considering suicide you should call 911 or go to the nearest hospital ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is it to take citalopram recreationally?

How harmful for your health is it to take citalopram recreationally?

Not recommended: Citalopram should never be taken for recreational purposes or without supervision from a physician. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you take 10 20mg citalopram at once?

Could you tell me what happens if you take 10 20mg citalopram at once?

SSRI OD: It is the intent which is important
if the intention was to commit suicide then please call 911 or go to nearest er, nothing is worth giving up your life.
Usually ten 20 mg citalopram cannot do any harm, rarely it may cause potentially life threatening serotonin syndrome. ...Read more

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Can I take lumiday while taking citalopram?

Can I take lumiday while taking citalopram?

No.: Lumiday includes st. John's wort and a precursor of serotonin, both of which you should not take in combination with citalopram. Please speak to your treating physician regarding the effectiveness of your current treatment regimen. I wonder as you are thinking about taking lumiday if something doesn't need to be done to better treat your depression.. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take cemetidine whilst on citalopram?

No More than 20mg: The max citalopram dose 20 mg/day: be aware that the combo may increase citalopram levels, risk of qt prolongation, cardiac arrhythmias, serotonin syndrome, other adverse effects. It impairs the hepatic metabolism of the citalopram. ...Read more

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What decongestants are safe to take while on Celexa (citalopram)?

Probably all: There are no decongestants that interact adversely with citalopram such that they shouldn't be combined, ...Read more

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I'm taking 20mg of Celexa/Citalopram. Is it okay to take ZzzQuil with it?

Medication effects: Celexa (citalopram) is used to treat depression. It can cause insomnia and may worsen depression.
Using ZzzQuil with Celexa (citalopram) may increase dizziness, confusion, impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination.
Do following to decrease use of medications:
•Therapy with Psychiatrist to decrease dose of Celexa (citalopram)
•Breathing and Music Relaxation
•Visual Imagery of National Parks
•Meditation
Tai Chi ...Read more

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Can I take oxyelite pro with citalopram?

Limited research: It is always difficult to find organized research on natural suplements but oxyelite contains a stimulant and there is always a risk of serotonin syndrome when combined with ssri medications like citalopram. ...Read more

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Can you take citalopram and naratriptan?

Yes: Both of these medications increase seratonin. If they are monitored by your doctor it is acceptable to use both at the same time. All of your physicians schold be informed of all medications, otc's, and nutracutacles you are taking. Also, your pharmacist should have this information. ...Read more

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Is It Safe To Take Dhea And Citalopram?

Serotonin: Always is to run it by your prescriber. Sometimes that isn't helpful. Don't just take it. Check interaction checker like: http://reference. Medscape. Com/drug-interactionchecker -I am not endorsing this one specifically. Some don't include all supplements, so you have to use good judgement and search. In this case there is reason to worry, need to follow up with MD and follow their advice ...Read more

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Can you take xanex while taking citalopram?

Pharmacotherapy.: Xanax (alprazolam) & citalopram may be prescribed to be taken together. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Celexa (citalopram)?

Celexa (citalopram): Only under close supervision by the prescribing doctor & the Ob/Gyn., and if benefits outweigh risks & the patient likely to deteriorate if without medication. ...Read more

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Does anyone take citalopram plus naratriptan?

Does anyone take citalopram plus naratriptan?

Very few: Both group overlap covering some neurotransmitters and also could have drug drug interactions depending on the age sex and meds of the pt is taking so sometimes pharm d are really good about helping as they have drug drug interaction websites at their access doctors don't and they spend a lot if time educating pts on meds than we do so I use their resource as my team and I am very close to all. ...Read more

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How long does it take to wean off citalopram?

Celexa (citalopram): That depends on what it was used for, how much u r on now, & how long u have been taking it. Gradual tapering over several weeks is advised. ...Read more

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Can I take celexa (citalopram) while pregnant?

Can I take celexa (citalopram) while pregnant?

Therapy, poss. Meds: It's generally best to avoid all meds when pregnant. So psychotherapy is the 1st choice for depression or anxiety. But it's better to take antidepressants, usually ssris like celexa, (citalopram) than to stay clinically depressed while pregnant. Depression itself can harm your unborn baby, so the risks must be weighed. Talk to your doctor. See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/antidepressants/dn00007. ...Read more

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Which antihistamine can I take with citalopram?

Which antihistamine can I take with citalopram?

Any: There are really almost any antihistamine that you could take including diphenhydramine, dicyclomine, and Hydroxyzine among the rest. Stay safe! ...Read more

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Can I take adipex and celexa (citalopram) together?

Adipex and celexa (citalopram): You should ask a pharmacist to be absolutely sure. That being said, according to the packaging insert for adipex (phentermine), there are many drugs listed that should not be taken with it, but Celexa (citalopram) (an ssri) is not listed as one of them. So it should be safe. But again, check with a pharmacist. ...Read more

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Can you take adipex and celexa (citalopram) together?

Adipex-P + Celexa (citalopram): You should avoid this combo if you can. Ssris such as Celexa (citalopram) may potentiate the pharmacologic response to sympathomimetic drugs such as Adipex-P (phentermine). You may experience jitteriness, racing thoughts, stomach cramps, dry eyes, palpitations, tremors, and restlessness. There is also a risk of potentially serious condition known as serotonin syndrome. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take celexa (citalopram) when pregrant?

Celexa (citalopram) & Pregnancy: Being Category C pregnancy medication, your doctor can advise you of the risks versus benefits of either taking Celexa (citalopram) during pregnancy or withholding it when you get pregnant. If decision to continue taking it, close monitoring is needed, especially if taken during the first trimester. ...Read more

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Celexa (Definition)

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