Feeling space out

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hi all I am on citalopram on day 16 and feel very spaced on occasion . I also feel as tho I have a lump in my throat when swallowind for about 3 months now. Has anyone else expercided this? X

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    Hi Samantha

    Ive been on citalopram for about 6 months. The side effects will go in time, stick with it. The only thing i'm finding is my memory is getting worse. On monday I bought 4 pints of milk completely forgot about it bought another 4 on tuesday and again on wednesday. x I havnt experienced the lump in the throat though. X

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    Thank you for your reply. It's such a horrible feeling. X 
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    The lump in your throat feeling is from anxiety, it's very common, it's from your throat muscles tensing up.
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    Don't worry there is anything serious with your throat. It's called "Globus Hystericus" and is when your throat tightens because of anxiety. I had that during my early stages of my anxiety disorders/panic attacks. I'm nobody to talk about medication. 
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    Hey Samantha I know how you feel I was also on citalopram it did the same to me. It actually helped me out but I was suffering with trembling because of it so I stopped taking it but now I'm back to square one so the docs have put me on Mirtazapine. Give it time it will kick in. All the best
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