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Is it okay to take orlistat when you also take citalopram?

Is it okay to take orlistat when you also take citalopram?

Info here: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/drug-17220-orlistat+oral.aspx?drugid=17220&drugname=orlistat+oral.

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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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Is it okay to take orlistat while pregnant?

Is it okay to take orlistat while pregnant?

No: Orlistat has not been tested on women who are pregnant so i would not recommend using it. It is important to eat well and stay active during pregnancy. Talk with your doctor about the right plan for you. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take orlistat and ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) at the same time?

Is it okay to  take orlistat and ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) at the same time?

Ask your physician: Posts like this are always challenging to respond to because I do not know you, your medical history, current allergies/list of medications, etc. Please ask your primary care physician this question...It is better for you if you do. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take orlistat if you are taking valproic acid?

Is it okay to take orlistat if you are taking valproic acid?

Categorically NO: If the valproate is for seizure control, i would definitely not recommend you take orlistat. Valproate is a prescription and should be given for a definite purpose. Orlistat is going to move things throug the bowel faster, inhibit fat absorption and can case mal-absorption of fat soluable vitamins in the diet. You end up pooping oil. If you do this, you should be under strict care of your doc. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take 30mg of codeine and 20mg citalopram at the same time?

Is it okay to take 30mg of codeine and 20mg citalopram at the same time?

Run this by your MD: first. There are some warnings about combining Celexa and pain relievers, so be careful and find out for sure first. Here's a lay resource: http://www.drugs.com/citalopram.html ...Read more

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I'm taking 20mg of Celexa/Citalopram. Is it okay to take ZzzQuil with it?

Medication effects: Celexa (citalopram) is used to treat depression. It can cause insomnia and may worsen depression. Using ZzzQuil with Celexa (citalopram) may increase dizziness, confusion, impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination. Do following to decrease use of medications: •Therapy with Psychiatrist to decrease dose of Celexa (citalopram) •Breathing and Music Relaxation •Visual Imagery of National Parks •MeditationTai Chi ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Celexa (Definition)

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