Celexa Side Effects

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  1. link Scottwantstolive
    Celexa panic attack, chest pain, ativan, having a heart attack, heart attack
    I was prescribed this drug and have been taking it for 3 days now. I am taking 20mg and the first time I took it I had the worse panic attack in my life. Second time I took the med I had a a lot of anxiety but then that went away. A while later I fel - 70% more...
    Scottwantstolive- over a year ago - in Celexa
  2. link Winnierenee
    Celexa burning sensations, celexa, anxiety, burning sensation, rapid heartbeat
    I have experienced burning sensations from Celexa.
    Winnierenee- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Celexa
  3. link Nervousnelly
    I have experienced this also. I am just sitting there and all of a sudden I get a hot, burning sensation up one side of my chest and get very hot, which n turn increases my anxiety and makes me lightheaded. I have only been on Celexa for 2 1/2 weeks - 36% more...
    Nervousnelly- over a year ago
  4. link Nervousnelly
    I have experienced the same thing on celexa which in turn increases my anxiety and makes me very nervous. I am just sitting there and I get a burning feeling through the whole left side of my chest and start to feel lightheaded and nervous from that, - 40% more...
    Nervousnelly- over a year ago
  5. link Dalushun
    Celexa shortness of breath, nausea, insomnia, few days, anxiety attack
    I just started Celexa yesterday 20 mg.. i experienced nausea, i felt like i was "Tripping out". but the worst side effect is shortness of breath!! has anyone else experienced this?? I'm not sure if i should take it again?
    Dalushun- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Celexa
  6. link Bab1
    I totally understand...my doctor put me on 20 mg yesterday and it made me feel a little off. Like kind of fluttery, and a little insomnia. I can see improving already over the course of the day. I am told that these side effects are common and will g - 20% more...
    Bab1- over a year ago
  7. link Maur224
    Celexa muscle twitches, leg cramps, sense of taste, trouble sleeping, mgs
    I've been taking 20 mgs of Celexa for a month now, and have been having trouble sleeping and have leg cramps and muscle twitches, and headaches. i find it hard to get to sleep and stay asleep. i have constant cramps in my calves. food has been tastin - 32% more...
    Maur224- over a year ago - in Celexa
  8. link Jlboutin
    Celexa and use with a 4 year old child?
    Has anyone read or heard about the use of Celexa with the use of a young child with mild anxiety issues? My physician prescribed my 4 year old son this medicine and all I have found about it is that it has not been approved for the use of young child - 34% more...
    Jlboutin- over a year ago - in Celexa
  9. link Goonie86
    Celexa 19 years old, lexapro, tip of the tongue, odd side, strange side
    Celexa is one of the only anti-depressants that works for me; I am 19 years old and female. I reacted badly to Lexapro. The strange side-effect I experience with celexa is I lose track of my thoughts when speaking, and experience the "tip-of-the - 41% more...
    Goonie86- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Celexa
  10. link Dkh
    What was the bad effect of the Lexapro? My son has just started taking it and both he and I are really scared.
    Dkh- over a year ago
  11. link Linzyjean17
    Celexa excersize, throught, 4 months, workouts, lose weight
    I have been on Celexa for 4 months now. At first, I lost about 6-8lbs. But just a few weeks ago I began to put on weight fast. I noticed that my appetite was out of control. I was informed by my doctor that such a low dosage (20mg) wouldn't cause suc - 53% more...
    Linzyjean17- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Celexa
  12. link Jemgirl
    I was on Celexa for a year and gained about 2 stone, which I was really quite unhappy about. I have now been off it for a year and I have lost over a stone, but not all of the weight, it has taken a long time and it has been hard work! I don't want t - 47% more...
    Jemgirl- over a year ago
  13. link Beckster
    I have the same symptoms as you from celexa. I've also gained 15 pounds, I exhusted all the time. I'll I can do is eat and sleep. I do feel less axious and happy but is it really worth it with these side effects.
    Beckster- over a year ago
  14. link Mninehouser
    Celexa nuerology, cold turkey, alternative solutions, citalopram, migraines
    so I had been taking Citalopram (Celexa) for about 4 and half weeks before my anxiety completely subsided; it obviously worked! hooray right? no. like clockwork, after the drug had made itself obvious in my bloodstream, I began getting migraines with - 84% more...
    Mninehouser- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Celexa
  15. link Onewhoknows
    Celexa generalized anxiety disorder, new doctor, mgs, antidepressants, verge
    I was prescribed this drug earlier this week as I suffer with GAD (generalized anxiety disorder) I told my new doctor that I've tried other antidepressants for my disorder and found them to either make myn anxiety worse or I get nauseous. He told me - 76% more...
    Onewhoknows- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Celexa
  16. link Onewhoknows
    Thank you for your kind reply and know that I am s very sorry to hear about your father's needless passing. How I wish you could sue his doctor for being negligent as far to many doctors write scripes without a clue. I should know, I was once a nurse - 88% more...
    Onewhoknows- over a year ago
  17. link 47140
    I know nothing about Celexa nor GAD. However I do understand your frustration concerning doctors who prescribe without a care. I honestly believe that most doctors know very little about medications. My father was overdosed. He died as a result. I ha - 56% more...
    47140- over a year ago
  18. link Hellokitty112
    Celexa stomach cramps, expressing emotions, nauseaus
    Its my 4th day on Celexa, and not feeling very good, I tried to take it at night but still feeling nauseous and feel very spaced out during the day. I also noticed that I have lower energy that usual when it comes to expressing emotions or taking int - 47% more...
    Hellokitty112- over a year ago - in Celexa
  19. link Brer1996
    Celexa high anxiety, ativan, few days, panic attack, panic attacks
    I have been on Celexa for a little over a week for panic attacks/anxiety. The first 2 days I took it I felt like I was in a dream, light headed, tingly, pretty much just intensifying my problems in the first place so I stopped taking Celexa for a few - 80% more...
    Brer1996- over a year ago - 12 Replies - in Celexa
  20. link Onewhoknows
    I am so sorry you have been going through so much with this drug. I too was prescribed Celexa on tuesday the 22nd of January. I told my doctor about the other drugs I've tried and what happened taking them but he told me, just be patient, it takes ti - 81% more...
    Onewhoknows- over a year ago
  21. link Trishamorris
    I know this is sort of after the fact, but I was prescribed Celexa for OCD, I really wanted to give it a try although I am functioning OK, but life could be a little easier.... so I went on it for a week and after a week experienced nausea so bad tha - 76% more...
    Trishamorris- over a year ago
  22. link Godlysilver
    I was put on Celexa a while back for depression and anxiety. I had been on it before but for some reason this time I seemed more sensitive for me. I started feeling overwhelming panic, anxiety, and disconnected from everyone. I got off of that immedi - 62% more...
    Godlysilver- over a year ago
  23. link Btjnark
    I went through exactly the same thing! Please stick with it, because after another week you'll be so glad you did! My anxiety intensified so much in the first week I thought I was "going crazy." I wanted to go off the Celexa so badly, but m - 45% more...
    Btjnark- over a year ago
  24. link Wnbs
    I have been on Celexa for over a year with no known side effects except maybe wanting to eat more and gaining weigh (but I'm not sure if this is the Celexa). Of course, no one body is the same. Take your doctor's advice and continue taking the Celexa - 43% more...
    Wnbs- over a year ago
  25. link Kingofgibralter
    Celexa smoke pot, emotional spectrum, hearts content, citalopram, pot smoking
    i started on citilopram 4 weeks ago, and mentally im a changed man, i had depression and panic attacks and now i couldnt be depressed if i tried to which sounds great but its a liitle strange as i sometimes feel i am missing part of my emotional spec - 75% more...
    Kingofgibralter- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Celexa
  26. link Onewhoknows
    I think you are gambling with your life smoking pot and taking an antidepressant. Anytime someone mixes any drug whether legal or not is going to find themselves in the news like Heath Ledger. It is a shame you feel you have to do illegal drugs to ge - 23% more...
    Onewhoknows- over a year ago
  27. link Onewhoknows
    Anyone who smokes pot and is taking any kind of anti-depressant or any other type of medication is just asking for trouble, Maybe you'll be in the news like Heath Ledger from all you're doing to your body. It's a shame you feel you have to do illegal - 12% more...
    Onewhoknows- over a year ago
  28. link Whispers56
    Celexa good luck, sleep
    I have been on Celexa 20 MG for about 20 days. The past 4 days I have not been able to sleep. Has anyone else had this problem?
    Whispers56- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Celexa
  29. link Beckster
    yes i have, you have to take it in the morning and then you will sleep fine. good luck!
    Beckster- over a year ago
  30. link Beckster
    Celexa sex drive, junk food, weight gain, climax, sweets
    nightmares no sex drive can't climax weight gain crave sweets and junk food extremely tired sleep all the time sweat especially at night in a fog/spacey can't focus been on Celexa for 3 months now. started at 20 mg now at 40 no more morning axaity, f - 37% more...
    Beckster- over a year ago - in Celexa
  31. link Joshlocker
    Celexa akathisia, beta blockers, orgasm, go to sleep, tremors
    I was on celexa for a while (not anymore) and I had something related to the "tremors" and "jerking" that I think people are describing. I found out that what I was dealing with was akathisia. Akathisia is a condition where you ca - 76% more...
    Joshlocker- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Celexa
  32. link Beckster
    I have the same problem with orgasms taking a long time, then when I do climax it feels totally amazing unlike any I've ever had before taking celexia. I gained 20 pounds in the 2 months i've been taking celexia. I crave sweets and junk food. Exhuste - 37% more...
    Beckster- over a year ago