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Dr. Austina Cho
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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I've been taking celexa (citalopram) for 4 years and my dr thinks it could be causing my liver function #'s to be 'borderline'. True?

I've been taking celexa (citalopram) for 4 years and my dr thinks it could be causing my liver function #'s to be 'borderline'.  True?

Unless there is: Some underlying issue this would be considered unusual at best. Are you obese? Any other meds? Any family history of diabetes? Do you drink alcohol regularly? There's other things that need considered, especially sugar starting. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking cod liver oil capsules along side citalopram. ??

What are the benefits of taking cod liver oil capsules along side citalopram. ??

Nutritional boost: No need to take supplements if on citalopram. But if ok with your doctor for other reasons, cod liver oil capsule should be fine. ...Read more

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Can celexa (citalopram) help with anxiety?

Can celexa (citalopram) help with anxiety?

Celexa (citalopram): Among other ssris as well as snris, yes it does. ...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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Side effects of celexa (citalopram) (20 mg)?

Celexa (citalopram): Generally very well tolerated, side effects may include constipation; decreased sexual desire or ability; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; increased sweating; light-headedness when you stand or sit up; loss of appetite; nausea; stuffy nose; tiredness; weakness; yawning. ...Read more

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I missed 4 doses of celexa (citalopram). Am i ok?

I missed 4 doses of celexa (citalopram). Am i ok?

Are you ok?: By missing 4 doses, that typically mean you did not take it for 4 days. How do you feel? If this the beginning of treatment this will affect you more than if you have been taking the Celexa (citalopram) for quite a while. I would guess 4 days is about as many as you can miss and not notice much difference; after that i would bet you might not feel so ok any more. Best to take every day! ...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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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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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