18 Years Old, 3 Weeks Into Citalopram 20mg

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Faz Says:
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Hello, I have been having episodes of what my GP said were anxiety attacks, which I thought was weird in itself since I had no major incidences in my life that may have triggered it. Anyway I have been on citalopram for 3 weeks now and I feel emotionally limited, scared to sleep, lack of appetite, low libido and generally scared of life. I really do not like them. Should I stop taking them and is this normal?

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Verwon Says:

Hello, Faz! How are you?

Usually, right around 3 to 4 weeks is where the side effects hit their peak and they should taper off and stop entirely soon after that. At that point, you'll be able to tell how well it's working for you.

Other possible side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include nausea, dry mouth, dizziness, headache and weight changes.

Thus, you may want to give it another couple weeks, before deciding.

Is there anything else I can help with?

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