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Re: celexa

Posted by patty on May 9, 1999, at 21:46:04

In reply to celexa, posted by sally on August 21, 1998, at 20:08:58

> anyone try celexa...any side affects my brother has been on
> lythium and zolof and several other drugs to hep his manic
> depression. The lythium is the only drug that has helped but
> it no longer works since his body has become immuned to it i
> guess because he went into his manic state then his confused
> depression state while on this medication. the doctors now want
> hime to try the new drug CELEXA. If this does not work then they want
> to try shock treatment. My family is goinf nuts with this and we need
> help

Actually, I just came to this web site because my brother was on celexa and did not do well. He was doing fine on Prozac, ( depression and attention deficit disorder), his doc wanted him to try celexa and he seemed to get much worse ( the depression) - it may be incidents in his life also, but I feel he did much much better on Prozac. I have also read that Prozac helps with Manic - depression also. YOu should definetly get a second opinion before you let your brother go to shock therapy. -




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