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Citalopram

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Other Names: Celexa   Cipramil   Seropram

Escitalopram

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Other Names: Lexapro   Cipralex   Nexito   Sipralexa
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Citalopram ( trade names: Celexa, Cipramil) is an antidepressant Medication of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It has U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat Major depressive disorder, and is prescr... Read more on Wikipedia
Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio... Read more on Wikipedia
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By astimegoesby
September 22, 2014
astimegoesby wrote
Citalapram withdrawal leg pain
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By Laura Lou
August 28, 2014
Laura Lou wrote
Citalopram 20mg upped to 30mg
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April 28, 2014
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street amphetamine and citalopram mix?
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Citalopram and paranoia
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What patients are saying about Citalopram vs. Escitalopram

3,084 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
the Escitalopram, works a treat for me, no side effects at...
...previous to Escitalopram, had terrible side effects from Citalopram, racing heart, diarrehea, ...recommened trying the Escitalopram, works a treat for me, no side...
after struggling on Citalopram - yes the side effects...
...are just something else to worry about lol Im on week 2 of Escitalopram after struggling on Citalopram - yes the side effects are milder but the end of the day...
time round!! Switched to Escitalopram and that doesn't...
...too was on Citalopram for 11 years and thinking I was better, came off!! I ...myself back on Citalopram and it hasn't worked for me second time round!! Switched to Escitalopram and that doesn't...
because I found the latter made me gain weight....
...Citalopram?       I just switched to Citalopram from Escitalopram because I found the latter made me gain...
telling me it's more for anxiety which is my problem...
...Anybody ??? My anxiety after 2 weeks of been on Citalopram got worst, Today my new doctor change to Escitalopram telling me it's more for anxiety which is my problem .......
40mg citalopram to 20mg escitalopram thus bringing back...
...anybody tell me if there is a difference between citalopram and escitalopram as my doctor has reduced my dose from 40mg citalopram to 20mg escitalopram thus bringing back a lot of symptoms that i...
if you are allergic to escitalopram, you'll be allergic to...
...on the Celexa. Your allergic reaction may ...rather than the escitalopram itself. However, if you are allergic to escitalopram, you'll be allergic to citalopram (Celexa) as w...
citalopram but switched to escitalopram which is a newer...
Hi Hun I had the same problem with citalopram but switched to escitalopram which is a newer version with less side effects. Doctors are reluctant to prescribe as v expensive. If you have no...
and Escitalopram without much success. Therapy wise,...
...Escitalopram without much success. Therapy wise, I've just started out with a therapist but in the past, tried self help books and tried to teach myself CBT. Tiredness is my number 1 issue at the...
and he switched me to Escitalopram. In retrospect I...
...getting the side effects of Daytime sleepiness & Anxiety from taking the Citalopram and he switched me to Escitalopram. In retrospect I was ...the side effects of Citalopram than the pervassive ...
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