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Can You Take Adipex And Celexa 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
Phentermine is been around for about 60 years. Phentermine is an appetite suppressant the bariatrician in the winter of 2008. Has a article gives a great description of the medication phentermine. I have used Phentermine over the last nine years without any complications whatsoever. We only give a half of a 37.5 mg ...Read more
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
Short answer is yes: There are no absolute contraindications to that combination. Question use of adipex in general. ...Read more
My dr prescribed me celexa (citalopram) about 2 years ago and today put me on adipex. He didn't mention an interaction. The pharmacist informed me. Any suggestions
MD can explain: An md might prescribe Celexa (citalopram) and adipex togther, especially if the benefits stand a cgood chance of outweighing the risks--these being an increase of adipex side-effects, such as agitation and rarely, more serious, new side effects. He/she can explain the rationale, and frequency of increased side effects, and what to look out for. ...Read more
Thanks for asking!: Phentermine is a stimulant used as a weight loss supplement. There are no known drug interactions with celexa, (citalopram) an ssri antidepressant; however, it would be better to find safer, healthier ways to lose weight including eating less portions of fats & starches, consuming more fruits and veggies and engaging in regular exercise. ...Read more
NO! STOP NOW!: Combining Phentermine and another sri called Fenfluramine led to the so-called fen-phen crisis in the 90's when 1, 000's developed pulmonary hypertension, a non-reversible, often fatal, debilitating condition. We discovered this because the fen-phen craze created a huge study population. There's no reason to think another sri (celexa) won't interact the same way. Wanna be the cel-phen guinea pig? ...Read more
Not recommended: Adipex is no longer marketed in the usa. It increases release of norepinephrine and Dopamine from their terminals and inhibits their reuptake. Effexor (venlafaxine) inhbits reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine. Combining the 2 could cause confusion, increased blood pressure or heart rate, loss of coordination, restlessness, sweating, tremor, vomiting, and other serious side effects. Please don't. ...Read more
Yes..: As long as they have been prescribed by your doctor you can take them together. No interactions between the two found. ...Read more
Can you take Imitrex (sumatriptan) and celexa together I have been I take Imitrex (sumatriptan) during the day and celexa at 3am is this safe my dr says yes?
Celexa, imitrex (sumatriptan): U have been assured by your doctor and I agree, at this dose it should be safe. ...Read more
Tricky question: Adipex does have some drug-drug-interactions, but you are asking about an herbal (?) product. It is possible for drug-food-herbal interactions, perhaps the physician who put you on adipex or will put you an this should take the time to answer this for you. Until then be careful with taking any over-the-counter product with any prescription medication. ...Read more
Ativan/Celexa: As prescribed, sure.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes but.....: These are questions you should be asking the prescribing physician and/or the dispensing pharmacist, who knows all your meds and has an opportunity to ask you more questions and give you more guidance. This is a low dose of Celexa, and a very modest dose of Xanax, (alprazolam) which should be a temporary fix until the Celexa gets to a therapeutic dose. Your physician and pharmacist should be your advisors. ...Read more
I take celexa and protonix (pantoprazole) together. I've noticed I am having more acid reflux and the celexa is a new rx. Should I change the protonix (pantoprazole) earlier?
Celexa (citalopram) and reflux: Gastrointestinal symptoms (including reflux exacerbation), as well as mild nausea, frequency, loss of appetite, or sour stomach are common symptoms on beginning an SSRI (like celexa). The good news is, in most cases, these side effects pass in about 3 days, with no intervention. If your side effects last longer, call your prescribing MD. Always call your doc before you make any med changes. ...Read more
I am taking metformin for pcos and taking adipex for weight lose. Are these okay to take together?
Neurontin/Adipex: Prescribed by same doctor, yes, with adipex only as needed. ...Read more
Why did my doctor tell me not to take my Prozac (fluoxetine) and adipex together? I have no health risk.
There have been: Reported side effects including poor energy, somnolence, cold intolerance, constipation and dry mouth. But the #1 potential side effect that could kill you is Serotonin Syndrome, which will put your body in super crazy mode and do you in with high fever, seizures, irregular heartbeat, and unconsciousness. Fortunately there have not been many cases of SS, but it is potentially fatal. ...Read more
I saw on drug interaction site that I should not take cipro and celexa together, but I was prescribed cipro for a uti. Is this safe?
Consult your md: re: an alternative if possible. Macrodantin or Bactrim are popular first line drugs to treat uncomplicated UTIs. Cipro can have multiple drug issues, such that it is discouraged as a firstline agent; in the case of celexa, the 2drugs may cause q-t prolongation - a change in the rhythm of the heart that can be harmful. Tx for uncomplicated UTI is 3 d so may not be an issue/consult your doctor ...Read more
Can you take Adipex and Norethindrone together or do they cancel each other out? Can I take a Norethindrone and Plan B in the same day?
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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