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I take celexa (citalopram) 4 fibromyalgia, can u tell me if this helps with more fibro symptoms than just pain? Fatigue, anxiety, fibro fog..Ect? Plz

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Ssris may help with more than just pain in patients with fibromyalgia, namely, fatigue, anxiety.
In fact, they may be more helpful for those symptoms than pain. On the other hand, snris (effexor, cymbalta) and tca (tricyclics - nortriptylin, amitriptylin etc.) do better than ssris alleviating the pain associated with fb.

In brief: Maybe

Ssris may help with more than just pain in patients with fibromyalgia, namely, fatigue, anxiety.
In fact, they may be more helpful for those symptoms than pain. On the other hand, snris (effexor, cymbalta) and tca (tricyclics - nortriptylin, amitriptylin etc.) do better than ssris alleviating the pain associated with fb.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
5 doctors agree

In brief: Can help

Celexa (citalopram) may help with the anxiety and depression associated with fibro.
This may in a round about way help with the fatigue.

In brief: Can help

Celexa (citalopram) may help with the anxiety and depression associated with fibro.
This may in a round about way help with the fatigue.
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