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What are the side effects of citalopram and antipsychotic medication?

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Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
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In brief: They differ

Citalopram, or generic celexa, (citalopram) is an ssri which can have side effects of decreased sex drive, urinary incontinence, dizziness or headache.
It can also cause a prolonged qt. Antipsychotics have differing side effects depending on which type of antipsyhotic one takes. Most can cause parkinsonian type motor side effects at higher doses. Talk to your doctor if you have questions.

In brief: They differ

Citalopram, or generic celexa, (citalopram) is an ssri which can have side effects of decreased sex drive, urinary incontinence, dizziness or headache.
It can also cause a prolonged qt. Antipsychotics have differing side effects depending on which type of antipsyhotic one takes. Most can cause parkinsonian type motor side effects at higher doses. Talk to your doctor if you have questions.
Dr. Maureen Nash
Dr. Maureen Nash
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Dr. Shamshad Haroon
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Each meds has SE

Each group has benefits and se as a group and then as individual .
Celexa is an ssri which is the cleanest one generic of lexopro paid be medicaid and medicare the only big is a group se is sexual se with all ssri like Prozac zoloft Paxil (paroxetine) lexopro and done wt gain . Antipsychotics are called atypicals are new mood stabilizers and antidepressants have various depend on which on newer one are great.

In brief: Each meds has SE

Each group has benefits and se as a group and then as individual .
Celexa is an ssri which is the cleanest one generic of lexopro paid be medicaid and medicare the only big is a group se is sexual se with all ssri like Prozac zoloft Paxil (paroxetine) lexopro and done wt gain . Antipsychotics are called atypicals are new mood stabilizers and antidepressants have various depend on which on newer one are great.
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
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Dr. Maureen Nash
Escitalopram is the generic of lexapro.
Dr. Maureen Nash
Only newer antipsychotics are called atypicals. Older antipsychotic s are referred to as typicals.
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