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Citalopram is taken for: Depression Panic Attacks* Panic* Pain OCD* More

Citalopram

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Other names: Celexa, Cipramil, Seropram
Method of use: Pill
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Citalopram ( trade names: Celexa, Cipramil) is an antidepressant Medication of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor ...
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Citalopram for Depression
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Positive 11,472
Negative 8,980
We found 119,053 discussions
StellaStella from orego
I have been taking citalopram for over a year. I have never experienced much negative reactions until recently my doctor and i decide to increase my dose. The 20mg wasnt enough. But now i have had joint pain in both arms. I do have tendonitis in my left shoulder already but this is pain tingling all through the arm.

Elizabeth Lynch
When I am on Citalopram, i have a constant tickle and cough. When I'm off of it.

reea
I'm having a deep cleaning done and filling's , is there any thing I should be concerned about?

reea

Amy W
Gag reflex and constant yawning on Citalopram?
I am dealing with anxiety, depression and an eating disorder. I've lost weight rapidly since Christmas and as a result decided it was time to finally face my problems. I've signed up for all therapy and counselling I can get but there are nothing but waiting lists. I have no appetite whatsoever, the thought of food makes me feel like vomiting but I've been trying really hard to eat at least one meal a day. I was reluctant to go on Citalopram because I felt I wanted to be able to fight this myself without the medication, plus I've been told it can make you so much worse. I haven't particularly had suicidal thoughts to the point I would act on them...but I have had them, and I don't want this to push me over the edge. I'm on 20mg and I'm only on my second day and i can't stop yawning. I'm yawning excessively like every 2 minutes and my gag reflex is so bad, any smell or time I speak I gag? It's like my throat is swollen. Is this normal? Also is it better to take it at night or morning? I am terrified my sleeping pattern will get messed up because lack of sleep seems to make me so much worse and I started my new job yesterday and I'm determined to not let all of this shit fuck anything else up for me. Any advice or shared experience would be appreciated.
April 16, 2015
CITALOPRAM IS A GOOD MEDICATION ,BUT TAKES ABOUT 2 WEEKS TO KICK IN,20 IS LOW ,AFTER 3 WEEKS MAY BE THE DOCTOR WILL GIVE YOU 40 MG ,IF ITS HARD TO SLEEP TAKE IT AT NIGHT TIME ,BUT REMEMBER YOUR DOCTOR HAS TO MONITOR YOU ,AND YOUR FAMILY HAVE TO BE AWARE OF YOUR MEDICATION ,God is in control ,dont let these thoughts to govern you ,God bless you

Dreamgeni
Citalopram made me think everyone were actors and I was in an unreal world
In 2003 I was prescribed the dreadful antidepressant citalopram. Have you ever seen the film The Trueman Show starring Jim carrey where he is living in an artificial world? This is what I felt like on citalopram. I genuinely thought that I was being filmed and that everyone were actors who all knew who I was. I would overhear conversations in a pub or when shopping and believe that they were all talking about me even though they were complete strangers. After a month of this I threw the tablets away. It has taken years for these paranoia effects to disappear. I would strongly recommend that you think twice about using citalopram.

Lynne
Is it ok to take Citalopram and Citalopram both at the same time.
March 30, 2015
I'm really not explaining myself properly.. My husband has been on Donepezil for two years now but has now been prescribed Citalopram because of mood swings and false beliefs. So is it ok to take both tablets together or should I give them to him at different times of the day?!
March 30, 2015
Sorry that should say Citalopram and Donepezil at the same time

Geri
Trimethoprim and Citalopram
I was issued Trimethoprim for an unknown water infection. I stopped taking all other prescribed drugs i.e. Naproxen, Citalopram, as I had read on forums about the bad interactions.
However, I have never been so knocked out, I can't eat, I am wobbly on my legs, I have had a pounding headache, feel sick and lots more. So I do not believe it was due to interactions, as I had eliminated that issue. It has been 6 days now, the infection is clearing but I still can't eat, still have pain passing water, and am not fit for anything. Usually I am an active person. I even considered suicide one night, pain induced. There must be another antibiotic that the medical profession can use.

somedae
Is taking Celexa HBR 20 mg along with Levothyroxine 20mg tablets harmful?

lilithdfire
Aurobindo Citalopram
The state of Florida switched to Express Scripts in 2013. I was given the Aurobindo citalopram (celexa) and quickly fell into an extreme depressed state. Once I realized the difference, I made CVS give me another brand. When they give me a different generic, I am fine. If they give me the Aurobindo, I notice an immediate difference. Every month I have to check to ensure that I do NOT get Aurobindo. The company was under FDA ban until mid-2013. Great state benefit, there, Florida!

astimegoesby
Citalapram withdrawal leg pain
3 and 1/2 months off citalopram with severe leg pai, muscles hurt really bad does anyone know how long this will last.... ?

Patient concerns with Citalopram

We found 119,053 discussions
StellaStella from orego
I have been taking citalopram for over a year. I have never experienced much negative reactions until recently my doctor and i decide to increase my dose. The 20mg wasnt enough. But now i have had joint pain in both arms. I do have tendonitis in my left shoulder already but this is pain tingling all through the arm.

Elizabeth Lynch
When I am on Citalopram, i have a constant tickle and cough. When I'm off of it.

reea
I'm having a deep cleaning done and filling's , is there any thing I should be concerned about?

reea

Amy W
Gag reflex and constant yawning on Citalopram?
I am dealing with anxiety, depression and an eating disorder. I've lost weight rapidly since Christmas and as a result decided it was time to finally face my problems. I've signed up for all therapy and counselling I can get but there are nothing but waiting lists. I have no appetite whatsoever, the thought of food makes me feel like vomiting but I've been trying really hard to eat at least one meal a day. I was reluctant to go on Citalopram because I felt I wanted to be able to fight this myself without the medication, plus I've been told it can make you so much worse. I haven't particularly had suicidal thoughts to the point I would act on them...but I have had them, and I don't want this to push me over the edge. I'm on 20mg and I'm only on my second day and i can't stop yawning. I'm yawning excessively like every 2 minutes and my gag reflex is so bad, any smell or time I speak I gag? It's like my throat is swollen. Is this normal? Also is it better to take it at night or morning? I am terrified my sleeping pattern will get messed up because lack of sleep seems to make me so much worse and I started my new job yesterday and I'm determined to not let all of this shit fuck anything else up for me. Any advice or shared experience would be appreciated.
April 16, 2015
CITALOPRAM IS A GOOD MEDICATION ,BUT TAKES ABOUT 2 WEEKS TO KICK IN,20 IS LOW ,AFTER 3 WEEKS MAY BE THE DOCTOR WILL GIVE YOU 40 MG ,IF ITS HARD TO SLEEP TAKE IT AT NIGHT TIME ,BUT REMEMBER YOUR DOCTOR HAS TO MONITOR YOU ,AND YOUR FAMILY HAVE TO BE AWARE OF YOUR MEDICATION ,God is in control ,dont let these thoughts to govern you ,God bless you

Dreamgeni
Citalopram made me think everyone were actors and I was in an unreal world
In 2003 I was prescribed the dreadful antidepressant citalopram. Have you ever seen the film The Trueman Show starring Jim carrey where he is living in an artificial world? This is what I felt like on citalopram. I genuinely thought that I was being filmed and that everyone were actors who all knew who I was. I would overhear conversations in a pub or when shopping and believe that they were all talking about me even though they were complete strangers. After a month of this I threw the tablets away. It has taken years for these paranoia effects to disappear. I would strongly recommend that you think twice about using citalopram.

Lynne
Is it ok to take Citalopram and Citalopram both at the same time.
March 30, 2015
I'm really not explaining myself properly.. My husband has been on Donepezil for two years now but has now been prescribed Citalopram because of mood swings and false beliefs. So is it ok to take both tablets together or should I give them to him at different times of the day?!
March 30, 2015
Sorry that should say Citalopram and Donepezil at the same time

Geri
Trimethoprim and Citalopram
I was issued Trimethoprim for an unknown water infection. I stopped taking all other prescribed drugs i.e. Naproxen, Citalopram, as I had read on forums about the bad interactions.
However, I have never been so knocked out, I can't eat, I am wobbly on my legs, I have had a pounding headache, feel sick and lots more. So I do not believe it was due to interactions, as I had eliminated that issue. It has been 6 days now, the infection is clearing but I still can't eat, still have pain passing water, and am not fit for anything. Usually I am an active person. I even considered suicide one night, pain induced. There must be another antibiotic that the medical profession can use.

somedae
Is taking Celexa HBR 20 mg along with Levothyroxine 20mg tablets harmful?

lilithdfire
Aurobindo Citalopram
The state of Florida switched to Express Scripts in 2013. I was given the Aurobindo citalopram (celexa) and quickly fell into an extreme depressed state. Once I realized the difference, I made CVS give me another brand. When they give me a different generic, I am fine. If they give me the Aurobindo, I notice an immediate difference. Every month I have to check to ensure that I do NOT get Aurobindo. The company was under FDA ban until mid-2013. Great state benefit, there, Florida!

astimegoesby
Citalapram withdrawal leg pain
3 and 1/2 months off citalopram with severe leg pai, muscles hurt really bad does anyone know how long this will last.... ?

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