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Can celexa (citalopram) make it hard for you to wake up?

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Dr. Belis Aladag
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes. Celexa, known generically as citalopram is an ssri and does have a common adverse effect of somnolence.
Not all ssris have the same side effect profile, however, and you may find relief with another drug in this class of antidepressants.

In brief: Yes

Yes. Celexa, known generically as citalopram is an ssri and does have a common adverse effect of somnolence.
Not all ssris have the same side effect profile, however, and you may find relief with another drug in this class of antidepressants.
Dr. Belis Aladag
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Celexa (citalopram)

This is dose dependent or occurs when increasing or lowering the dose.
Best to consult your doctor before making any changes.

In brief: Celexa (citalopram)

This is dose dependent or occurs when increasing or lowering the dose.
Best to consult your doctor before making any changes.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Generally not

Celexa (citalopram) generally should not cause sleepiness.

In brief: Generally not

Celexa (citalopram) generally should not cause sleepiness.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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