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Date Joined Mar 2011
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   Posted 3/10/2011 6:39 AM (GMT -6)   
Ive been struggling with anxiety and depression for 3 years after work related problems.I get to the stage where I feel that Im just about back to being able to live a normal life then I relapde.Something knocks my confidence and I feel Im back to square one.
Anybody been through the same situation?Doctor has prescribed citalopram hydrobromide-anybody had experience of this drug?
Thanks for your help.

It's Genetic
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Date Joined Mar 2010
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   Posted 3/10/2011 10:18 AM (GMT -6)   
Good morning, Volpa7,

Welcome to the Depression Formum, Volpa,

Citalopram hydrobromide is the generic name for Celexa,as you know.
It's used to treat major depression and mood swings, but not bipolar

Several members of the forum have taken Celexa and found that they needed an adjustment period to find it fully effective. Those folks may be online later and will tell you what to watch for, or you may go online to learn more about the side effects. It's supposed to be a good one,
from what I understand. (It increases serotonin in the body which causes calm, good feelings.)

Take care,

It's Genetic

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Date Joined Sep 2007
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   Posted 3/10/2011 11:00 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi there,

Welcome to the depression forum. I don't take celexa but do take pristiq which has helped me a lot. Do realize that it takes four to six weeks to reach the full potential.

Best wishes with celexa.

Hugs, Karen
Moderator-Depression and fibromyalgia

fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue, depression, allergies
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