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Can anyone tell me if eye swelling associated with citalopram?

Can anyone tell me if eye swelling associated with citalopram?

Not common: Not a common side effect of citalopram, but it is always important to talk to your doctor about, especially if something that you have never had before starts to occur when you start taking any medicine. ...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 works against swollen eyes?

What works against swollen eyes?

Swollen eyes: If your eyes are swollen because of allergies or infection, then treating the source will often help reduce the swelling. A lot of adults have swollen eyes due to aging eyelid changes. If the changes are severe enough, some people have elective surgery to reduce the swelling. ...Read more

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How could i reduce swollen eyes?

How could  i reduce swollen eyes?

Depends on the cause: Swollen eyes can be due to allergy which is the most common cause of swollen eyes but it can also be caused by infection and can be a sign of underlying disese of kidneys, hormone related. So treatment depends on cause, you can try cold compresses and an over the counter anthistamine like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin or zyrtec, and if no improvement see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you normalize your swollen eyes?

How do you normalize your swollen eyes?

Correct fat /fluid: Typical age related swelling is due to loosening of overlying skin or it can be from excess fluid in the body. Hence swelling is worst in the morning due to lying flat, fluid just collects in the loose skin and underlying fat while asleep. The stretching and loosening of skin and underlying fat requires blepharoplasty (cosmetic eye lid surgery) however check with md for kidney function. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of swollen eyes?

How can I get rid of swollen eyes?

Rest and avoid salt: A good way to treat swollen eyes is to avoid salty foods and get rest. In addition you can place some tucks (witch hazel) pads in the refrigerator and then use them on your eyes for 45 minutes wih a cold compress on top of the pads. ...Read more

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Can you get swollen eyes with scarlett fever?

Can you get swollen eyes with scarlett fever?

Yes: That is a systemic inflammatory response to strep infection and the eyes can certainly be affected. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of swollen eyes?

What are some ways to get rid of swollen eyes?

Swollen eyes: It is important that you see an eye doctor to find the cause of your swollen eyes. In the meantime apply cold compresses to your eyes to perhaps reduce the swelling. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of swollen eyes every morning?

How can I get rid of swollen eyes every morning?

Challenging problem: Puffy eyelids upon awakening are a challenging problem. Common causes include underlying sinus congestion, sinusitis and allergies. You can experiment with over the counter antihistamines and head elevation. You might want to consider undergoing allergy testing. Often times no underlying cause is found, and an oculoplastic evaluation is needed. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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Eye Swelling (Definition)

Eye swelling is a clinical finding in which the skin or muscles around the eye retains ...Read more


Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

Swollen eyes are a common symptom of allergies, infections, inflammation, or irritation ...Read more