Posted by Liza on February 29, 2000, at 20:30:18
In reply to Re: My experience with Celexa, posted by Robyn on February 29, 2000, at 14:08:30
> I started taking Celexa about 12 days ago for stress related depression. After about the 6 or 7th day I started feeling really good, upbeat and positive (I was also invoved in an Intensive Outpatient program). After roughly two days I seemed to level out and had moments throughout the day where I felt sad but I was able to control this. Now, around the 10th day I started crying again throughout the day and am having extended periods of sadness and anxiety. I'm due to start my period in about a week. Does this make a difference in the meds? Or have the meds possibly not kicked in yet and the two really good days were a fluke? Please help.
I just started taking Celexa for moderately severe PMS. My doctor takes it herself for the same problem and has told me that it works wonders for her. I recently had two friends respond positively to two different medications after years of trying various ones. My feeling is that you shouldn't waste your time with one if it is really not working. Keep looking until you are satisfied with the results. I had a pretty severe reaction to the initial dose (vomiting, dizziness), so after reading the postings, I'm going to cut the dose in 1/2 to 10mg to start. Also, I was told by my doctor that it takes 3-6 weeks for the drug to kick in.