Citalopram and problems sleeping

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I've been taking citalopram for a week now and finding it really difficult to sleep at night which I know is a side effect.

However, I have very busy days and I have an important interview next week and I'm finding it so difficult to function when I'm tired.

Is it better if I start taking my pill at night instead of in the morning?

And can I just switch when I take it one day? Will this cause any problems?

Anyone done the same?

Thanks

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    Anything to do with medication best check with your doccool
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    Hi ,I cant see it making any difference as it will still work either way,it will take a few weeks for it to build up in your system before you feel  the benefit of this drug,smile
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    Hi Louise, I had the same problem and found that taking it in the night workes best for me. Try it. x
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    you may find daytime function worsen if you take the pill at night because the majority of the dose will release whilst you are sleeping.  you could give it a try though and see.

    rich

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