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Old 10-21-2006, 11:18 AM   #1
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celexa

How long did it take celexa users to feel the benefit from it? i've been taking it for 9 days now, and feel nothing. I'm not getting side effects, but i'm also not feeling any better. does it just take longer, or is it the wrong med for me?

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Old 10-21-2006, 11:43 AM   #2
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Re: celexa

Hi xx,

I spoke to my dtr after the kind help from you yesterday.
It seems her doc sounded quite informative & thorough with her. She told my dtr although it of course takes 4-6 weeks to really know if you are getting good results, that there should be some notice of a difference in a few days- started her on 20 mgm & said if you feel exactly the same in 4-5 days up to 40 because 20 mgm is usually to low to have any effect.
Just thought I would share that with you & wondering what dose you are on? If it's 20 mgm, maybe need to up to 40 mgmg ? ( ask your doc of course...)

Hope you feel better soon,

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Old 10-21-2006, 12:19 PM   #3
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Re: celexa

hi there. i was on celexa for a while. started out on a very small dose in liguid form. so i wouldn't have the side effects i had with other meds i tried. then eventually i got to 40mg pills. but it took a long time. like couple months. so 9 days is nothing. everyone is different. i had to stop taking celexa as it was making me so irratated on the 40mg dose. now i'm on prozac. seems to be working nicely. ..

 
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