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Can pristiq (desvenlafaxine) cause nausea and diarrhea?

Can pristiq (desvenlafaxine) cause nausea and diarrhea?

Pristiq side effect: Yes, this is a known potential side effect for Pristiq.
Nausea occurs in up to 13% of people taking Pristiq and diarrhea occurs in 1 to 10%. REF: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/desvenlafaxine-side-effects.html ...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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Are Zoloft (sertraline) fatigue symtoms temporary?

Are Zoloft (sertraline) fatigue symtoms temporary?

FATIGUE EVAL: Normally will resolve as Zoloft (sertraline) doseAdjustment. If not you need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue ...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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Does Zoloft (sertraline) and buspirone cause fatigue?

Does Zoloft (sertraline) and buspirone cause fatigue?

No: In my practice, with my patients, I have not seen a patient with fatigue caused by either zoloft (sertraline) or buspirone, either along or together. If you are taking them for depression and anxiety, fatigue may be caused from either underlying condition. Please consult with your treating physician. ...Read more

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Side effects of celexa (citalopram) (20 mg)?

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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Feeling hot and shaky. Having nausea and vomiting. Just started taking Paxil (paroxetine).

Feeling hot and shaky. Having nausea and vomiting. Just started taking Paxil (paroxetine).

Could be side effect: This can be due to the Paxil (paroxetine). Sometimes people have to start lower doses and work up to normal doses because of side effects. Call your doc and see if you should stop for a few days and restart at a lower dose, or change to another med. If vomiting persists, get seen! It could be something else. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can low dose Zoloft (sertraline) cause heartburn?

Can low dose Zoloft (sertraline) cause heartburn?

No: But low dose zoloft (sertraline) may not be effective in treating anxiety, which could result in continued heartburn. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause decreased appetite?

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Zoloft (sertraline): In some, not all, depending on dose & duration taken. ...Read more

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Citalopram or sertraline?

Citalopram or sertraline?

SSRI's: They are both ssri's. I have found both effective when treating patients. Either are good options for conditions like post traumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, major depression etc. Take care. ...Read more

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Is severe nausea a side effect from stopping lexapro (escitalopram)?

Is severe nausea a side effect from stopping lexapro (escitalopram)?

Can be: Stopping Lexapro (escitalopram) suddenly is not a good idea, because of possible discontinuation symptoms. Mood swings, irritability, muscle aches, tremors, anxiety, shock-like sensations, head "zaps, " dizziness, balance problems, fatigue, and vomiting can also happen. Please work with your doctor on tapering this medication so you don't have to have such an experience. ...Read more

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Stomach pain associated with abilify (aripiprazole)?

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Stomach pain associated with abilify (aripiprazole)?

Abilify (aripiprazole): Common side effect when starting or increasing the dose. ...Read more

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What are Lexapro (escitalopram) withdrawal symptoms?

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What are Lexapro (escitalopram) withdrawal symptoms?

Lexapro (escitalopram): Sudden discontinuation can result in electric shock sensations (brain zaps), dizziness, irritability & akathesia (restlessness). ...Read more

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Why does Lexapro (escitalopram) cause tiredness?

Sleep & Mood: Lexapro (escitalopram) is an ssri that can be a very effective antidepressant. Like other ssris, however, Lexapro (escitalopram) does not aid sleep directly. In fact, its direct effects on sleep may make sleep less restful. This could leave you tired by day. Sleep, however, is also related to mood and depression, so Lexapro (escitalopram) often helps sleep indirectly by helping depression, more than it hurts sleep byits direct effects. ...Read more

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Dizziness/weakness, vomiting, diarrhea. Started this evening. Stomach flu?

Dizziness/weakness, vomiting, diarrhea. Started this evening. Stomach flu?

Gastroenteritis: It may not be the "flu" per se, but it sounds like you have a GI bug. Usually this is from a virus. For most people, the biggest risk is dehydration. Drink an electrolyte solution or make one yourself. Google "oral rehydration solution recipe". Otc meds like loperamide, used according to label instructions might be helpful. ...Read more

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Can i experience dizziness, lighheaded when taking cymbalta (duloxetine)?

Can i experience dizziness, lighheaded when taking cymbalta (duloxetine)?

Cymbalta (duloxetine): Yes, depending on the dose. Also, headaches & sromach upset are common. ...Read more

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Celexa (Definition)

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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more