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Why does Celexa 10 mg make you drowsy throughout the day and causes nasal congestion. My doctor recently stopped med. after taking for 3 weeks. How long to expect withdrawal symptoms.

Why does Celexa 10 mg make you drowsy throughout the day and causes nasal congestion. My doctor recently stopped med. after taking for 3 weeks. How long to expect withdrawal symptoms.

SSRI: it is SSRI which means that it increases serotonin level which has tranquilizing effect so makes you drowsy. any medicine can cause any symptom. in your case it is causing nasal congestion. Withdrawal sxs if any may not last more than 4 days ...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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I feel drowsy all the time. How can I keep myself motivated and awake during the day. I take a antidepressant Celexa (citalopram) 40MG ?

I feel drowsy all the time. How can I keep myself motivated and awake during the day. I take a antidepressant Celexa (citalopram) 40MG ?

Diet change: Changing your diet can help. Reduce or eliminate sugary drinks and caffeine since they can have a roller coaster effect on your energy level. Dont skip meals. Try to get good sound sleep since you can feel tired if you don't get good sleep. Exercise can also boot your energy levels. Eating apples can boost your energy. ...Read more

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Can citalopram cause drowsiness?

Can citalopram cause drowsiness?

Celexa (citalopram): Not common but dose dependent.

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My doctor started me on citalopram for some bad things going on. I couldn't fall asleep until 4am, is this a side effect? They said sleepiness.

My doctor started me on citalopram for some bad things going on. I couldn't fall asleep until 4am, is this a side effect? They said sleepiness.

Citalopram effects: Citalopram, in about 4% of patients will make them sleepless and it is recommended in these patients to take the pill first thing in the morning. About 5% get sleepy and they have to take it at bedtime. ...Read more

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Why do I feel drowsy today?

Why do I feel drowsy today?

Did you sleep well?: Daytime alertness largely depends on your sleep. It must be sufficient and high quality. Are you taking any meds that are sedating you? ...Read more

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Do Vibramicyn make you drowsy?

Not Common.: This is not a commonly reported side effect, but I am sure it could occur. ...Read more

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Does astepro cause drowsiness?

Maybe: If you review the drug info on the web, somnolence is the primary side effect listed for astepro, but I have heard patients say it does not cause somnolence. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Drowsiness (Definition)

Being tired is common during pregnancy, especially in the first few months and then towards the end. Exercise, rest, and proper diet all may reduce the degree of tiredness that you feel. It may help to take ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Celexa (Definition)

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