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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 take citalopram with tums (calcium carbonate)?

Can I take citalopram with tums (calcium carbonate)?

Citalopram & Tums (calcium carbonate): They don't have any known significant interaction between the two. ...Read more

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Can I take cranberry pills with celexa (citalopram)?

Can I take cranberry pills with celexa (citalopram)?

Cranberry+celexa: Yes you can, there is no contraindication to take them together. ...Read more

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I normally take 20mg of celexa (citalopram) a day. I accidentally took an extra pill today. Is this harmful?

Extra Pill today: It will not be harmful. You just start tomorrow taking your regular dose. There should be no worries. ...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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Is it possible for me to take an occasional sleeping pill while on celexa (citalopram)?

Is it possible for me to take an occasional sleeping pill while on celexa (citalopram)?

Yes: It all depends on which sleeping pill, but in general all over-the-counter sleep aids, as well as the commonly used prescription varieties, can be taken while on Celexa (citalopram). ...Read more

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What vitamin or pill can I take to speed up metabolism to help with weight loss since I think my celexa (citalopram) is working against my weight loss?

What vitamin or pill can I take to speed up metabolism to help with weight loss since I think my celexa (citalopram) is working against my weight loss?

Warning: Info only!: I'm not recommending this - but it does seem reasonable and might help you in some way. Http://www. Theroadback. Org/weight_loss. Aspx

an interesting fact is that the digestive tract has more serotonin receptors than the brain. That's a reason for weight ; stomach side effects so many have.
Consider psychotherapy as a bridge to reduce med needs. You learn skills w/out side effects. Best! ...Read more

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I take 3 pills at night, 1/2 hour apart. Protonix, (pantoprazole) celexa, junel 1/20. I have been feeling nausea, fatigue and reflux. Are these ok to take together?

I take 3 pills at night, 1/2 hour apart. Protonix, (pantoprazole) celexa, junel 1/20. I have been feeling nausea, fatigue and reflux. Are these ok to take together?

Yes.: However, you may take them farther apart than half an hour. You can take the Protonix (pantoprazole) an hour before breakfast, the Junel after supper and the Celexa at bedtime. There is a warning about birth control pills in depressed individuals so make sure you tell your psychiatrist that you are on BCP. It will also help if you do not go to bed immediately after a meal. ...Read more

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Bleeding every week since off Depo-Provera shot 5 mons. Bloated a lot. Smoker. On celexa. Can I take Clomid (clomiphene) or any pill to stop bleeding and bloating?

Bleeding every week since off Depo-Provera shot 5 mons. Bloated a lot. Smoker. On celexa. Can I take Clomid (clomiphene) or any pill to stop bleeding and bloating?

Long Time: Depo can take a long time to get out of your body and until it does bleeding can be sporadic and abnormal. Most women need about 9 months for it to be out but its effects can last up to 2 years. Some basic lab tests and ultrasounds can let you know what your body is actually doing. Then you might be able to figure out what pills might help you ...Read more

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Can celexa (citalopram) help at all to break substance abuse problems to pills?

Celebs: Celexa (citalopram) may help treat depression and indirectly help your substance abuse. Work with a team of doctors psychologists friend aa church spirituality. Etc. Don't be alone. There many ways to help. ...Read more

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Taking atenolol, iron pill w/ vitamin c and beet root, and celexa (new). I also have Xanax (alprazolam) prn. Do they need to be separated? If so, by how long?

Taking atenolol, iron pill w/ vitamin c and beet root, and celexa (new). I also have Xanax (alprazolam) prn. Do they need to be separated? If so, by how long?

Maybe: Please speak with your prescriber about this specific question. In generally though, taking all together should not significantly impact the effectiveness of each. ...Read more

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Can I take Valium with celexa (citalopram)?

Check with your MD!: Patients who are being treated for anxiety or depression with drugs like Celexa do sometimes need an additional sedative for anxiety (often, Klonopin (clonazepam) or Ativan are prescribed), particularly when they first start celexa. However, the use of both medications can at times cause sedation. Always check with your doctor before combining medications. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ashwandha with celexa (citalopram)?

Ashwandha/Celexa: No serious adverse interactions, except some added sedation if Celexa (citalopram) has caused sedation already. ...Read more

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Can you drink if you take celexa (citalopram) every day?

You can but only in: Moderation. As you might be aware, alcohol and Celexa (citalopram) can interact. They both act upon your brain’s neurotransmitters. Alcohol is a sedative that works with GABA and Dopamine receptors. Alcohol can ruin the antidepressant effects of celexa, (citalopram) which works with serotonin receptors. So, if you want to drink some alcohol, it would be best to drink in moderation. ...Read more

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Can I take lumiday while also taking celexa (citalopram)?

Can I take lumiday while also taking celexa (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 ok to take celexa (citalopram) 20mg with day quill?

Is it ok to take celexa (citalopram) 20mg with day quill?

Most likely no prob.: But, talk to your doctor before using dextromethorphan together with escitalopram. Combining these medications can increase the risk of a rare but serious condition called the serotonin syndrome, which may include symptoms such as confusion, hallucination, seizure, extreme changes in blood pressure, increased heart rate, fever, etc. See www. Drugs. Com. ...Read more

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Celexa (Definition)

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