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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
Can you take meclizine with celexa (citalopram) to ease nausea? Started 10mg celexa (citalopram) yesterday.
Other options: Agree w dr. Ali. You can talk to your physician about a split dose. Taking probiotics is excellent for stopping GI upset associated with taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssri's). Ginger tea or ginger ale will also help to relieve nausea without possible side effects from an additional medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I put aside both Citalopram and Propranolol for 4 days but I had an evil days. My vision changed and I had nausea. How can I come off those medication?
Best way w/ Doc help: It's generally much better to wean these types of medication w/ medical supervision. But, it's not a perfect world. So, do it slowly and taper the Propranolol 1st. Cut mg dosage each 14days by the same step-down amount (i.e., 25%) until gone. If it's too fast, return to last week's dose and move on again. Only then, do the same w/ the SSRI. It will take time, but you'll be safe (and free!) Best. ...Read more
It is possible: you may getting side effects from this medicine at that dose. Would recommend speaking with the prescriber to determine whether you need to return to original dosing or need alternative treatment. ...Read more
Side effects: Traetment on SSRI's such as Citalopram can cause from initial GI symptoms like nausea. Usually GI symptoms last for a few days, perhaps less than a week. If they don't subside you might be intolerant to that specific medication and ask your prescribing doctor to switch you to another SSRI or dual. In terms of sexual SE, usually retarded ejaculation or ED, after two weeks you might need a new med. ...Read more
Been on Citalopram for 2 weeks now. Anxiety makes me nauseous and in very emetophobic. how long until nausea goes away on these tablets ?
I started celexa (citalopram) 5mg 2 nights ago. Are nausea and headache normal this early on? I just wanted to feel better and i feel worse.
Just started citalopram 10mg and propranolol 10mg per day, am i okay to take 25mg of promethazine along with it for the nausea?
Yes: The risk of interaction is low, though you it can make you feel more sleepy. ...Read more