Celexa suicidal ideation
Talk to your pharmacist or check the Medication Guide for a list of the ingredients. It was the single most horrifying and saddest moment I've ever experienced, both what I went through and seeing the effects on my parents, my brother and my partner. This article changed my life!
Prescriptions for Celexa should be written for the smallest quantity of tablets consistent with good patient management, in order to reduce the risk of overdose. We will delete it. If you get more suicidal thoughts, you have to remember that it's not your natural real thoughts, it's the medication screwing with your brain.
Patients should be given the opportunity to discuss the contents of the Medication Guide and to obtain answers to any questions they may have.
Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. How can we improve this page? I keep thinking about how best to do it - I am taking it for panic and not depression and haven't really been depressed, but feel incredibly so this morning.
Talk to your doctor about having an eye examination before you start taking this medication. Yes, my partner has left me and yes, I feel down and upset, but ultimately, this is my life.
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Call your doctor at once if you have: I don't think my sister knew what had come over her. Antidepressants can double the likelihood of a patient becoming suicidal if that person was not truly clinically depressed.
Although in controlled studies Celexa has not been shown to impair psychomotor performance, any psychoactive drug may impair judgment, thinking, or motor skills, so patients should be cautioned about operating hazardous machinery, including automobiles, until they are reasonably certain that Celexa therapy does not affect their ability to engage in such activities. These include those patients with the cardiac conditions noted above, and those taking other drugs that may prolong the QTc interval.
Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one. Wow, this is some heavy reading as a taker of Citalopram myself For me, when trying a new drug, the first weeks are usually hell, and then things start to settle down.
Citalopram - suicidal thoughts I agree with suzy-sue. Families and caregivers should be advised of the need for close observation and communication with the prescriber. Patients should be advised that taking Celexa can cause mild pupillary dilation, which in susceptible individuals, can lead to an episode of angle closure glaucoma. Treating depression with antidepressants may improve the condition, but it may increase the risk of suicide.
Also tell your doctor if you are older than 60 years of age and if you have or have ever had a slow or irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure; bleeding problems; stroke; low levels of magnesium or potassium in your blood, a heart attack, heart failure condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood to other parts of the body or other heart conditions; seizures; or kidney or liver disease.
Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctorsuch as: Do they have other risks? You need to be a member in order to leave a comment.