Changing brand

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hi did anyone ever feel like it they got a different brand of citalopram anxiety came back.. 9 days ago i started my 2nd pack of 20mg and was a different coloured box..didnt think much of it at the time but anxiety is bk as bad as ever.. last 2 weeks have been tough with divorce etc n had a bad cold and that time of the month..so unsure wats causing this as i gad slightly started to feel better..any thoughts?

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    hate to say it but it's probably all in your head. your mind is a powerful thing and if you think something is wrong, generally it's going to be wrong. try to think positive and dont let it beat you.

    good luck

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    i was told by chemist they are all manufactured at the same place regardless of the box packaging design...

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    brand changes effect me badly

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    yeah brand change defo affects me badly I had no choice but to take a different brand because I moved countries and they did not have the brand I had before. it made me feel super anxious, stomach problems headache dizziness, issues with sleep. it took few weeks to stabilize it's a well known issues by the pharmacists and you can request to have the same brand as before as possible. also you may be having a blip which is also completely normal I am going through it right now after being on cit for 8 weeks around week 7 felt much better. also that time of the month affects me really badly hoping its not going to happen every month.

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      there were some brand that I had no reaction to. but the one changed to last time took about 2 to 3 weeks to get used to. since then I been on the same brand and will not change it if pharmacists gives me so other brand I would request the old one. pharmacists said that even if the amount of cit is the same different manufacturers use different coatings that can have an affect on people who are sensitive to meds. which I an

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    A different brand definitely affects me, so much so that I asked my pharmacist if I could stick with the same brand. Recently though I've been given the brand I do not like again, probably cheaper.

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