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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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Is it okay to take paracetamol with anti depressant citalopram?

Is it okay to take paracetamol with anti depressant citalopram?

Paracetamol: Paracetamol is a medication for fever and pain Ctalopram is for depression It is likely that you will not be taking Paracetamol regularly or for long period. is ok taking them together Conflicts with parents, relationships with turmoil and separations, peer pressure, work and finances can cause depression Relaxation, Music, Yoga, Tai Chi See a Psychiatrist for Therapy for depression ...Read more

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Is it okay to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) while taking 20 mg citalopram? Would not be taking them at the same time.

Is it okay to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) while taking 20 mg citalopram? Would not be taking them at the same time.

Yes: As long as you are not taking more than 3g (3,000mg) of Tylenol (acetaminophen) a day, you should be fine with taking it at the same time as citalopram. The concern is for liver damage, which is why I would not suggest more than 3g Tylenol (acetaminophen) daily or for a prolonged period of time. ...Read more

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Taking citalopram 20mg for depression and I've ran out is it okay to take a different anti depressant same dose until i go to the doctors too get more?

Not necessarily: Not really. Celexa & Lexapro (escitalopram) are identical in terms of the active ingredient. However there are differences with other antidepressants - especially if they are not selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. If you call the doctor's office, they will sometimes order you a temporary refill at a pharmacy to get you through to your next appt date. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take acetaminophen, phenylephrine hci, dextromethorphan hbr, and chlorpheniramine while taking concerta and celexa (citalopram)?

Is it okay to take acetaminophen, phenylephrine hci, dextromethorphan hbr, and chlorpheniramine while taking concerta and celexa (citalopram)?

Good Question: Generally speaking, most otcs are ok to take with Concerta and celexa, (citalopram) and certainly you should not stop either of the two to take the otc. But you should use your own experience to help you select any cold or congestion remedy. In particular, you should try to limit/avoid any stimulant-like meds (phenylephrine and sudafed) with adhd meds, esp. If is already combined with an antidepressant. ...Read more

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Is claratin okay to take during the day as i currently take 20mg celexa (citalopram) at night?

Is claratin okay to take during the day as i currently take 20mg celexa (citalopram) at night?

Claritin (loratadine): Hello, it is ok to take these two medications together. It's always good to review your medications with your pharmacist. He/she can run your medications with possible side effects. Even with otc meds. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I take celexa, (citalopram) and im going to the dentist, will i be okay?

I take celexa, (citalopram) and im going to the dentist, will i be okay?

Should be OK: It should not be a problem. Let the dentist know you are taking Celexa (citalopram) and any other drugs. Celexa (citalopram) can increase susceptibility to decay. ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to take a medication for add along with my celexa (citalopram) that i take for anxiety?

Talk to your MD: This is done often with good success. But you should take your medications as directed by the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Can i take citalopram with tamazipan?

Can i take citalopram with tamazipan?

Be careful: Temazepam is a CNS depressant most commonly prescribed to treat insomnia. Taking a CNS depressant with an SSRI, such as citalopram, can enhance the adverse effects of the SSRI, particularly psychomotor impairment. You shouldn't be taking either of these drugs without the guidance and authorization of a physician, preferably a mental health professional. ...Read more

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Celexa (Definition)

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