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Has anyone experienced constant nasea and loss of appetite on citalopram. 9 days in now

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I was pretty naseue at first too ate bananas and yogurt but mine was due to the heightened anxiety. Might feel like that for a few weeks what mg were you started on?

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10mg but for months my appetite has been really bad like I always feel sick and my tummy feels hungry but feel put off food scared I have cancer or something

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It's a side effect of the citalopram, just make sure your hydrated and even if it's something small you might need to take it with something in your tummy even a glass of milk. I was started on 20 mg and after a month upped to 40 mg...

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I know but my appetite has been poor for like two years even before the tablet but I am scared I have a serious illness even tho I have had blood work done

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Have you talked to your doctor about maybe adding something like valium it will help you feel more relaxed and not worry so much.. I know it's hard but if you have already had tests done I'm sure it's just your anxiety trying to control you.

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Now I have a cold and just started on the tablets so that can’t be a good mix! Very dizzy and spaced out feel like I’m not even here

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Yea I was the same way I actually thought about quiting them but it gets better I'm glad I stuck it out.. having the cold is probably not helping at all are you taking anything for your cold?

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No I am so spaced out and paranoid I’m just going to die. Haven’t been sleeping either since I started the tablets

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Yea I had a hard time sleeping also which I'm sure played in with how I felt during the day.. Do you take them at night or in the am?

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Pm xx 6

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I just started taking mine at night I was taking them in the am

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Have you tried escitalopram- lexapro? I found it to be very easy to take and quite effective. You might want to talk to your doctor about that. Overall this class of medicines can be really helpful for anxiety and depression however sometimes you have to try different ones to finally find one that works for you. Stay with it. You will get better!

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I always felt sick the first few weeks. I used to go to m&s and get their veggie juices so at least I felt I was getting some vitamins and minerals

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I hope they work. I think I’m just dying

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They will, it just takes time. CBT therapy really help my general anxiety disorder. Has your doctor referred You? Unfortunately it never leaves You, you just learn how to cope with it and mange it. X

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Do you suffer with dizziness and spaced out x

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zobro, don't know if you have a therapist, but if you do , I hope you share your beliefs about what you think you might have.

I tried citalpram and it did NOT sit well with me but Lexapro did.

Please trust your instincts. you have authority over your thoughts, feelings, attitudes and beliefs. You are in control, and you have personal power. You are safe to make choices in your best interest and you can choose what is best for you. Trust yourself.

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Yes basically I hid for the first week on citalapram. Just drinking the juices and eating (safe) food when. You will get through this xx

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Common side affect. A friend is experiencing this at the moment. Had to start again cause the doc forgot the script. I use betahistamine and its fantastic for taking away the nausea in the beginning. Its for vertigo but really good. See if you can get hold of some. Its my go to medicine now.

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Hey girl, I had stomach issues for a while and after a couple of weeks it should disappear. And I had the spaced out and dizziness when I was on too high of a dose. But I would definitely give it the reccomended 6-8 weeks for your body to adjust and then talk to your doc if you still have symptoms

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Take magnesium daily for your anxiety and it also makes sure you have your bowels open daily. You may not have the best ADepressant for YOU. Do you have a specialist? Hugs to youX

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