Citalopram Weight Gain

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citalopram weight gain

I HAve been on these pill a year. I. Weigh 206-210.NOW I am at 229 Very disgusting. I am going to quit taking them TODAY COLD TURKEY will PRAY God will help me ## Hello, Clara! How are you? Stopping it cold turkey might cause rebound effects, such as severe depression, lethargy and suicidal thought, so please be careful. There are other alternatives you can take that usually don't cause weight gain, such as Prozac, so you may want to speak to your doctor about trying it. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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I started taking Citalopram about a year and 1/2 ago, since then I have gained 10 pounds. I exercise regularly and nothing I do seems to take any weight off, I cannot afford to go out and buy an new wardrobe, as it is I have only 1 pair of pants I can do up with a struggle. I hardly eat anything and have never in my life been overweight until now, which makes me want to commit suicide! I am going to stop taking it as of today. ## 10 pounds make u want to commit suicide? I think u should keep taking them or another anti- dep..We gain wait as we get older it just happens. ## Hello, Margeaux! How are you? Yes, this medication can cause weight gain, as a side effect. Have you consulted your doctor? You might do better with a different medication, such as Prozac, which isn't known to cau... ...

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Citalopram Hbr make you gain weight

Can citalopram make you gain weight or make it difficult to lose weight ## Personally, I have not found citalopram to make me gain weight. I have been on it for about 4 years did not gain any weight when I started it, nor have I had trouble losing weight when I try ... when I can put the ice cream away, that is :) ## Citalopram is an SSRI antidepressant, so yes it can cause weight problems in some people, but as evidenced by Mariah, it doesn't happen to everyone. Learn more Citalopram details here. The best thing you can do if it's causing you these types of problems is to make sure to eat as healthy as possible and step up your exercise routine. Are there any other questions or comments? ## My personal experience was that Citalopram caused me to gain a bit of weight (11lbs) and... ...

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Weight gain?

I was just prescribed citalopram by my dr and Im afraid of gainging weight while on this - has anyone else noticed weight gain? ## It is quite common. I gained over 60 pounds while on 20mg of citalopram for 1 year and 4 months. The weight gain is a nightmare. EQ ...

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Citalopram Hbr Weith Gain

I want to know what percent of people gain weight while on Citalopram ## Citalopram, the active ingredient in Celexa is an SSRI antidepressant. The amount of people that gained weight, while using it, is measure at right around 1%. Other side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness and dry mouth. Learn more: Are there any questions or comments? ## are all citaloppram tablets different as i canot find mine which are white with du on one side and a groove on the back i also have them white with no numbers on with a groove on the back and front i have checked them on the internet and the are all pink and oval with numbers on or are mine just a cheap form ## I have read that the number is closer to 25%-but I believe it is even higher. I gained 60 pounds while on 20mg of Citalopram for 1 yea... ...

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Weight gain after taking citalopram /other anti-anxiety meds

I have been taking citalopram for a few years. It was fairly effective but switched to Paxil for a few months and then switched to Effexor because Paxil made me very tired. I only took Effexor for three months and decided to withdraw from taking any medication. Almost immediately after I stopped taking anything I gained weight. I've never had a weight problem and it hasn't been a huge amount (5-7 lbs) but it was almost instantaneous AND I've been exercising more and eating less and it doesn't budge. It mostly when to my stomach. My question is if anyone else has had this issue after they have stopped taking the meds and if there was any improvement after a few months of being off of the medication (I've been off for about 1 1/2 months). ## Hello, Liz! How are you? Th... ...

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citalopram c40

I have some of what i think to be Celexa and i cant find the picture of it. It is oval white in color and reads c40 with what looks to be a chevron on the back of it. Can you please tell me if these are Celexa. ## Hello, Whibbles! How are you? Yes, the tablet with the Cobalt logo and C40 is now manufactured by Apotex and they list it as containing 40mgs of Citalopram. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight gain. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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ic citalopram hbr

Could you give me some information on the above named drug please. Thank you .. side effects, uses, dependency etc..thanks again ## thanks so much foryour information ## This is a generic for Lexapro. This is an antidepressant. Some of the most common side effects include: drowsiness, nausea, weight gain and headache. ## ...

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taking citalopram

I have been taking this drug for 7 years or around that. I love it. I was a mess, It has helped me contol my anixaty I started out at 20 mg and now at 40 mg. Because it has made me feel so much better I will not go off of them. I have a very depressive life of ups and downs PTSD. a car accident with head injury and everthing in between. This drug is not suppose to make you gain weight. A lot of times when you are shaky is because your body is telling you eat protein. I am never going off it because it make me feel so much better. ## i have been taking 40mg for around 3years, have trouble with sweating at night and don't have as much energy as i use too.. My worry now is that I feel as if i have lost intrest in my favourite hobby & have problems concentrating. I don't even fe... ...

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Celexa and weight gain

Dose celexa make you gain weight? ## It says on the list of side effects that there is a possible risk of weight loss or gain. ## Celexa contains the active ingredient Citalopram, this is an antidepressant and they are very well known to most commonly cause weight gain. ## What is the interaction between celexus and alprazolam? ...

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Cold Turkey Citalopram

Hiya - hope no one minds me sharing. Can we skip the advice re: cold turkey versus tapering? I needed more than I can express, to be back in control of my life and pronto. So I've been on prozac for 15 years and recently over the last four years, citalopram, 40 mg down to 20 mg within the past two years. I am no longer sure if my genuine, underlying emotional situation is causing my effects, or if it's down to citalopram. I have all the typical symptoms - no libido, weight gain, tearful, hopeless, etc. That's while I'm on it. So is it me or is it the medication? Well, I'm off it now so we'll see. But i know for sure I'd rather have a tough withdrawal with symptoms I can apportion to the withdrawal journey, than continue on a weird false fog. I have brain zaps... ...

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Stop taking citalopram?

My son has been taking 20 mg citalopram for a few years and started with anxiety and depression issues a week ago and the doctor added 10 mg to add to his 20 on Tuesday. He seemed fine and on Saturday he said that he felt weird. I don't know whether to stop it and if so how do you stop the 10 mg? Please advise. ## Hello, Joan! How is your son doing? He might be experiencing side effects, which would be normal, if his dose has been raised. What types of symptoms is he experiencing? The FDA classifies this medication as an SSRI and its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, mood swings and weight gain. ...

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Weight gain using Cylift?

I am a 42 year old woman and have gained weight on a steadily basis since using cylift. My diet and exercise regime has not changed. Not even dieting can assist because the scale just keeps on creeping up, slowly but surely. Can this be happening to me? ## Cilift contains the active ingredient Citalopram, which is an SSRI antidepressant and to be honest, this class of medications is notorious for causing weight gain. Learn more Cilift details here. There's really nothing you can do about it, as long as you are taking the medication, but the weight gain does usually reverse once the drug is stopped. There are other options available. Have you looked into trying a different medication? ## Hi, im 38 and have been on this drug for 7 months now, I have gone from 9 stone to 11 stone 5lb a... ...

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Is Citalopram A Narcotic

My doctor recently put me on citalopram. I lost my appetite and feel exhausted with this pill. Is this a side effect? ## Citalopram is not a narcotic, it is an SSRI antidepressant. And yes, those can be side effects, while your body is adjusting to the medication, you may also experience nausea and dry mouth. It usually takes about 4 to 6 weeks for the medication to reach its full effects and then the side effects should slowly start to taper off. However, if you don't experience any improvement, you should contact your doctor. Are there any other questions? ## Will citaprolam make me gain weight...also im interesred in all news about incivek and all hep c news ## How long does citalopram remain active in your body ## Is Citalopram Hydrobromide perscribed for menopause patients? ...

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Citalopram Hbr 20 Mg ??XVVJG

Can I Break A Citalopram Hbr 20 Mg Tablet In Half? ## I have been on Cit for about 6 years 10mg. the great news is it made me feel great took away all that angst and low mood. BUT I have gained about 2 stone and its made my IBS terrible. its wierd because i always saw Cit as a cure and would look for other reasons why i was getting bigger, having bad stomach. it was only when I started a serious diet and had lost nothing after 4 weeks (while my daughter on same diet lost ten pounds) that i started to research reasons. Theres no question its this horrible little drug and i am furious that my doctor never thought to see if Cit was a cause. over many many forums the same theme is coming thru, doctors fobbing off patients that Cit doesnt cause weight gain and there should be no withdrawal s... ...

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Citalopram oily greasy skin

I was on Citalopram for over a year and I came off it in November 2016. I feel so much better not being on it and that I am not zombie like anymore and not to mention the weight gain. Now it is March and I have the worst oily skin ever. It's literally all over my face and it is making my hair so greasy and this isn't a good look. I have tried special soap bars and greasy hair shampoo but it just simple keeps coming back. It's been happening for a few months now and it's really getting on my nerves. Can anyone advise me on this and if anyone else has had a similar experience? I am guessing it is to do with hormones setting back down but how long will it go on for? I'm a 30 year old male. Thanks in advance. ## I came off citalopram in June '17 and since then I'... ...

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IC Citalopram HBR 40mg tablettor

CITALOPRAM TAB 40 MG TAKE ONE TIME A DAY ## provigal tab20mg ## Citalopram is an SSRI class antidepressant, its side effects may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth and weight gain. Learn more Citalopram details here. Provigil contains the active ingredient Modafanil, it is commonly used to treat conditions such as ADHD, narcolepsy and shift-work sleep disorder. It may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, insomnia and anorexia. Learn more Provigil details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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Citalopram generic manufacturerd

I have been on dr reddys citalopram 5 mg for about 7 Years and have had no side effects except a bit of weight gain. Dr reddys citalopram has been discontinued and can no longer get it. I have tried generic caraco and that had bad side effects with diarrhea and burning mouth. I am now on camber. Been on for about 2 weeks. Started with a 2.5 mg and now up to 5mgs. I'm very sensitive. This change could not have happened at a worse time as there is an illness in the family and need to be strong. I feel anxious. I don't know if my mind is making me feel different or the pill change? Any thoughts? Don't know if the generics consistency is the same. Dr reddys pill and camber are different sizes camber being larger. Any thoughts? ## Hello, Marie! How are you doing? The inactive ing... ...

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Tinnitus and Depramil or Citalopram

Can the use of Depramil or Citalopram lead to tinnitus? ## Hello, Lestie! How are you? Yes, that can be a side effect of this medication, as reported by the U.S. FDA. You may also experience nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight gain. How long have you been taking it? If it's been over 4 to 5 weeks and you're still experiencing it, you may need to switch to a different medication, with your doctor's approval. ## Hello there and thank you for your reply. Yes I have been taking it for some 6 months now (Depramil), though I understand that Depramil is a generic. When I started I took Auro Citalopram and I did not experience any bad side effects. Just recently (say 4 weeks or so) I have had 'vague' tinnitus. It is a quiet hum that I tend to forget when I am c... ...

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Does Depramil cause weight gain? ## Depramil contains the active ingredient Citalopram, which is an SSRI class antidepressant. And yes, it can cause some weight gain, this class of medications is well known for doing that. Other side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness and dry mouth. Learn more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## I am a fit 72 year old male.Have been on Depramil 20mg since June 2011 and the main side effect is anorgasmia . I need a new script from my GP. What alternative pill to Depramil do you recommend to get my ejeculation back? ## Delete my name and email address. Thanks ## i have been using depramil for 5 years now i have gained weight alot i was a 32 in 2006 in 2007 36 in 2008 38 2009 till now i am a 40 to 42 i have bought herbex booster fat burn an... ...

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