Have been on Celexa 29 mg with few if any side effects for one week and seemed to do well for mild depression and anxiety(for which I take .5 mg of clonazepam 2x a day). Per MD orders I upped the dose of Celexa last night to 40mg. This AM, I woke up with high anxiety and nervousness, severe diarrhea, etc.. Any input on the effectiveness of a 20mg dose vs increasing it to 40mg
Hello dendoc. Tad late in anwering your thread. I believe that your body is still adjusting to the celexa. You were only on the 20mg for a week. I'm surprised that your doctor increased within just over a weeks time. usually, the drug, needs four to five weeks to begin to show theraputic results. Having said that, the side effects are common and you'll begin to feel less of them asw your body accepts the drug. If it really doesn't improve, then let your doctor know. Glad to hear that your depression is lifting.best to you.
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