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Prenatal vitamins and citalopram causing nausea?

Prenatal vitamins and citalopram causing nausea?

Take with food: I agree with dr. Ali that citalopram is known for nausea. Some women can also be nauseated with prenatal vitamins, which contain iron. Taking both these and the citalopram with meals may help calm the nausea. Wishing you well. ...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


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Can you take meclizine with celexa (citalopram) to ease nausea? Started 10mg celexa (citalopram) yesterday.

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 more

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I took second citalopram pill. When will nausea go away?

Variable: Try taking it with food. Or discuss using a split dose with your prescriber. Use of probiotics when on a new ssri can be very effective. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can you get headaches and nausea from stopping celexa (citalopram)?

Can you get headaches and nausea from stopping celexa (citalopram)?

Yea: Withdrawal can be unpleasant and can last for several weeks, depending on how long you have been taking it. ...Read more

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Since upping my citalopram 5days ago from 20mg to 40mg ive had headaches and nausea?

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

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How long does sexual side effects and nausea last on Citalopram, been on 20mf for 2 weeks?

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

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Been on Citalopram for 2 weeks now. Anxiety makes me nauseous and in very emetophobic. how long until nausea goes away on these tablets ?

Can't say for sure -: But would recommend talking the citalopram with food. If this doesn't do the trick would recommend a timed- release probiotic with millions of colonies. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Answer: Those side effects are not common. But medications act differently on each person. If you continue to have these side effects i would recommend to stop using it and ask your doctor for an alternative medication. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Celexa (Definition)

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