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Can taking celexa (citalopram) interfere with the ability to get pregnant?

Can taking celexa (citalopram) interfere with the ability to get pregnant?

No: Simply stated, Celexa (citalopram) is an ssri, which, as an anti-depressant, helps to replenish serotonin in the brain. It does not interfere with conception. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Could taking celexa (citalopram) interfere with my ability to get pregnant?

Could taking celexa (citalopram) interfere with my ability to get pregnant?

No: But if u want to get pregnant , u need to tell u pcp what u taking and listen to what he tells u . Because all medication can have side effect. ...Read more

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Overdosed on celexa (citalopram) while pregnant?

Overdosed on celexa (citalopram) while pregnant?

A suicide attempt?: Are we talking about intentional od? If so, i'm assuming you're talking to therapist or psychiatrist about it. A single blast of Celexa (citalopram) on a developing fetus is probably not anything to worry about in terms of fetal abnormalities. ...Read more

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Does a women taking celexa (citalopram) hinder her chances of getting pregnant?

No: There is no evidence that antidepressants reduce fertility.However caution should be exercised in using any medications during conception because of potential adverse effects on the fetus. ...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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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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Is it best to stop celexa (citalopram) immediately since i found out i'm pregnant?

Is it best to stop celexa (citalopram) immediately since i found out i'm pregnant?

Talk to your doctor!: It is unsafe to abruptly stop any medication without consulting your prescribing provider.Talk with your provider. ...Read more

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Can i take 5-htp during pregnancy? I am 13 weeks and was on celexa (citalopram) prior to conceiving.

Can i take 5-htp during pregnancy? I am 13 weeks and was on celexa (citalopram) prior to conceiving.

Probably should not: I am sure some women do take 5 htp during pregnancy, but it doesn't have safety data for use during this time. Because of this, i wouldn't recommend taking it during your pregnancy -- especially in your first trimester. ...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


Dr. Alan Ali
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Celexa (Definition)

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