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How long will the harsh side effects of celexa (citalopram) persist?

How long will the harsh side effects of celexa (citalopram) persist?

Usually not harsh: Celexa (citalopram) was the best selling antidepressant in europe because it had the fewest.Side effects--the few u may notice will likely be gone in a couple weeks with the exception of sexual side effects. ...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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How long will the side effects of fluoxetine last?

How long will the side effects of fluoxetine last?

As always, it depends.: In most cases, when starting an antidepressant side effects will resolve within a few days to a couple of weeks. Fluoxetine can actually take up to a month to clear most of the drug from your system, so if you're stopping the medication side effects can linger for quite a while. ...Read more

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How long does the side effects of risperdal wear off after stopping it. Especially the over eating side effect.

How long does the side effects of risperdal wear off after stopping it. Especially the over eating side effect.

It should: Wear off in a day or is, normally 50% is it of your system in 3 hours , so by a day you should be good. Even if you slowly metabolize it 90% is gone in 20 hours sony 2 days you would be fine. Hope you do well and are working with your doc in stopping the medication ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of sertraline usually last?

How long do the side effects of sertraline usually last?

Depends: Some s/e like loose stool are just temporaru for the 1st week or so as your body adapts. Others, like sexual dysfunction (if it should occur) can be pretty persistent. The important thing to keep in mind is that no 2 people are the same. ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of fluoxetine last?

How long do the side effects of fluoxetine last?

Several weeks: The side effects of fluoxetine can last more than 2 weeks, because the drug is transformed into an active metabolite norfluoxetine which takes that long to clear half of it from the body. It takes 1-2 months to clear most of it from the body. It may take longer than 2 months to stop having withdrawal symptoms, especially in the elderly, and those with liver disease or drug-drug interactions. ...Read more

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How long should the effects of fluoxetine last?

Unknown: If you are asking how long the medication lasts, the half-life is 72 hours. If you are asking about the overall treatment of depression, it can last a lifetime. ...Read more

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How long should the side effects of Valium last?

How long should the side effects of Valium last?

A few days: Most side effects will last a few days ( less than a week). However if you are taking a high dose daily and stop abruptly you may have withdrawal symptoms ( like a seizure) that occurs 7 - 10 days later. This is because valium has a long half life, and so, takes a long time to leave the body. ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of Accutane generally last?

6-12 months: Most of the acute side effects of Accutane therapy last from 6-12 months and surgery is generally discouraged during this period. ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of the antibiotic doxycycline continue after stopping?

How long do the side effects of the antibiotic doxycycline continue after stopping?

What side-effects?: Since Doxycycline has few significant side-effects it is necessary to know what you are experiencing before this question can be answered. ...Read more

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How long can the side effects of using antibiotics last?

How long can the side effects of using antibiotics last?

Abx side effects: Usually mild side effects related to antibiotics disappear within 24-48hrs after stopping the antibiotic. Severe side effects can take longer to resolve and , in rare cases, may cause permanent damage. ...Read more

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Will the sexual side effects of Lexapro (escitalopram) wear off with long term use?

Will the sexual side effects of Lexapro (escitalopram) wear off with long term use?

Side effects: sexual side effects of antidepressant medication are not thought to be permanent following their discontinuation. It is important to note that underlying conditions can also effect sexual functioning and be a reason for persistent problems. ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of Lexapro (escitalopram) last?

How long do the side effects of Lexapro (escitalopram) last?

Seeyour Family Doc: They could last for several days...Depends on the side effects. I would strongly suggest that you see the doc who prescribed it before you stop or change this medication...Sooner rather than later.. ...Read more

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For what length of time do the harsh side effects of celexa (citalopram) persist?

Weeks: The nausea and diarrhea often seen generally fade away in about 2 weeks. Overall when Celexa is compared with prozac, paxil, (paroxetine) and zoloft the winner is celexa. Fewer specific side effects, less interaction with other medications. ...Read more

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How long can the negative side effects of vicodin last?

How long can the negative side effects of vicodin last?

Variable: If you mean constipation, nausea and feeling sleepy usually this gets better after a few weeks. Make sure you take the medication with food on your stomach. Make sure that you get enough to drink so that you don't get dehydrated and worsen the adverse effects. Use a stool softener if needed. ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of prednisone last?

How long do the side effects of prednisone last?

It depends: It depends what side effect you are talking about. Weight gain, for instance can take weeks or months to reverse. ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of topemax last?

How long do the side effects of topemax last?

Which one: Some side effects may disappear on its own, other may require more managements. Toxic effects generally get better by lowering dose or stopping medicine. ...Read more

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How long will the effects of nicotine last?

How long will the effects of nicotine last?

Nicotine: It has mood altering effects, being both a stimulant & a relaxant. Best info. Regarding details of effects can be obtained if you go online & google the word "nicotine". ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of albuterol last?

How long do the side effects of albuterol last?

Short: These are short acting drugs with low half lives (ie the time it takes to clear the drug from the body). It would be rare to have symptoms that persist longer than six hours after dosing the albuterol. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Celexa (Definition)

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