... started using illegal drugs to not have to deal with or to "numb" the feelings of grief over losing my mom and sister. Now, I am 26 and tired of living that lifestyle but now starting to really being able to have emotions and feelings again and they aren't good. So, I went to the dr. And was prescribed citalopram hbr 20mg. I am nervous about taking it because sometimes side effects of medications can be worse than the problem and I just want to know what will the side effects most likely be for 26year old female?