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What are the side effects of long term use of celexa (citalopram)?

What are the side effects of long term use of celexa (citalopram)?

Celexa (citalopram): I agree that Celexa (citalopram) is safe long-term , as long as regular checkups done to monitor blood work & mood changes. ...Read more

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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What probiotics can I use with celexa (citalopram)? Are they over the counter? Any recommendations on particular ones?

What probiotics can I use with celexa (citalopram)? Are they over the counter?  Any recommendations on particular ones?

Probiotics: Lactobacillus bulgaricus, bifantis, lactobacillus gg, bacillus coagulans, bacillus subtilis, lactobacillus salivarius are probiotics which can aid digestive problems. Multiple strains are more likely to provide balance than a product with a single strain. You need to have enough of the probiotic to make a difference. It is better to have a product that contains billions versus millions >>. ...Read more

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I could really use as many dr's 2 answer 2 support that celexa (citalopram) & baclofen have no bad interaction taken together, especially local dr's..2 use as ref?

I could really use as many dr's 2 answer 2 support that celexa (citalopram) & baclofen have no bad interaction taken together, especially local dr's..2 use as ref?

Monitor: Since both the medicines have effects on the brain, caution needs to be applied for breathing and central nervous system depressant effect. Becomes an issue especially in elderly and debilitated. ...Read more

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Is standardize black cohosh safe to use for menepause symptoms? On Levrothroxine 125 mg in AM. Total Thyroidectomy and celexa (citalopram) Any Side effects?

Is standardize black cohosh safe to use for menepause symptoms?  On Levrothroxine  125 mg in AM.  Total Thyroidectomy and celexa (citalopram) Any Side effects?

Safe but effective?: To date, the use of the herbal medication, black cohash, used as directed, 20mg daily, has been safe but recent large randomized studies have not shown it to be statistically effective in relieving menopausal symptoms. Like other herbal medications, the long term use of these drugs has not been throughly studied. There is no known contraindication using black cohosh with your other medications. ...Read more

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Why does Abilify (aripiprazole) and celexa help my mood but Zoloft made me feel sick and down. I also can't use Abilify (aripiprazole) anymore because of cost. Any other options?

Why does Abilify (aripiprazole) and celexa help my mood but Zoloft made me feel sick and down. I also can't use Abilify (aripiprazole) anymore because of cost. Any other options?

Many.: The response to antidepressants differ from one individual to the next.There are other "add ons" to improve the efficacy of antidepressants such as risperdal, cytomel, buspar, Ritalin or lithium. Ask your doctor which one best suits you.You may also qualify for patient assistance for abilify (aripiprazole). ...Read more

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I am prescribed 70 mg Vyvanse,20 mg celexa, and 150 mg Wellbutrin (bupropion) 2x daily. The new Dr. I have seen says I test positive for meth. DON'T USE METH EVER?

I am prescribed 70 mg Vyvanse,20 mg celexa, and 150 mg Wellbutrin (bupropion) 2x daily. The new Dr. I have seen says I test positive for meth. DON'T USE METH EVER?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) shows up: as amphetamine in urine screens. It's often written on a lab report as "amphetamines/methamphetamines" with a positive result's being above a certain cut-off number. You're on the maximum adult daily dose of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Please seek referral to a psychiatrist who knows its potential for drug interactions with Celexa & WB & is familiar with interpreting drug screen reports. ...Read more

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At rest & active tremors for a yr now. No drug or alcohol use except clonzapeam 0.25mg & celexa (citalopram) 10mg. Had tremors b4 starting celexa (citalopram). Clonz making it?

At rest & active tremors for a yr now. No drug or alcohol use except clonzapeam 0.25mg & celexa (citalopram) 10mg. Had tremors b4 starting celexa (citalopram). Clonz making it?

Magnesium: Fatigue, anxiety, and tremor are all symptoms of magnesium deficiency. Calcium can block the uptake of magnesium. Poor stomach acid, low 25-oh vit d, chronic stress, caffeine use, and exposure to loud noise predispose to magnesium deficiency. Topical magnesium oil and green vegetables with supplemental taurine to enhance mag uptake, stress reduction, and gentle exercise can help. ...Read more

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Can align be taken with celexa (citalopram)?

Yes: In fact it can be very helpful for people who experience GI distress with ssri's like celexa (citalopram). ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Celexa (Definition)

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