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No side-effects while on Celexa

Posted by JohnB on November 10, 1999, at 21:43:56

In reply to OOPS!! Re: Social phobia - side effects of Celexa, posted by Rick on August 17, 1999, at 20:38:38


Celexa and Remeron were to AD's which gave me no noticeable side effects. No sexual effects and no weight gain. However, I also did not notice any efficacy in relieving my social phobia, so I dropped them after about 4 weeks. Perhaps my dosage wasn't high enough. Also, I probably should have looked at an augmentation agent, such as Buspar (45-60mg/day). Buspar is frequently prescribed to reverse the cognitive effects and sexual dysfunction of the SSRI's. I've read some threads indicating zoloft (sertraline) and buspar make for a "magical" combination, with isn't available from Buspar and other SSRI's. I'm writing the doc who posted this response to see exactly what he means by "magical."

Anyway, my experience has been that Celexa, Remeron, and Venlafaxine are devoid of side effects, at least for me.

JohnB :)




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