I'm worried when I start taking citalopram 20mg a day I'm going to have bad side effects I don't cope with being sick very well and anxiety is telling me don't take them but obviously its only saying that because these tablets can control it please let me know side effects u guys had and if I was just feeling sick or being sick
Toothless; You messed up to start with, I try to tell people to ask the Pharmacist what I can expect when I start this. Otherwise, you read all the information and are scared out of your wits to even take it. Well to offset that read about ASPIRIN, OR IBUPROFEN and on and on. You would never take them again either. OK enough said you know you had these prescribed because you are having problems and the doctor decided these would be of more of a benefit than what your feeling or going through. Yes, I have, to be honest one of the better things about Celexa is it is one of the fastest medication to reach the blood level and also get the beginning side effects that we might get go away sooner. Normally most on this and the others in the same family. You start this in the morning is best for most but then you feel different it can show up in many ways be it dizzy, nausea, stomach or a headache. most of these side effects go away between 1 to 2 weeks and at that point, you should start feeling a bit better day by day and when you have taken it for at least 4 weeks you have hit the blood level of this medication. And really don't even notice that you're taking it but for the benefits. This is really one of the best to start on and it works very well for many. But I have to tell you that yes you're going to have a few yuck days but overall that is why you went to the doctor. We don't have to live like that. And the best you can do for yourself is don't think of what you have already read it is good to be aware. but not to focus on it so that you are in fear of taking your medications. I well tell you one thing right now you have to take it close to the same time each day. with or without food But it is a sure thing that those pills you picked up at the pharmacy are not going to do you any good if you leave them in the bottle. We ALL MUST TAKE A RISK in order to feel better than this junk that comes over us for no reason. and when this medication which is really an ingredient that our brain makes on its own. But not always enough. it can make a big difference for your whole outlook. GIVE THEM A TRY. And feel free tooth. to reach out to me or us there are many very nice people here that well be glad to help you all you have to do is reach out my friend.
- Citalopram Information for Consumers
- Citalopram Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Citalopram (detailed)
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