First Day of Citalopram 10mg

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Today is my first day of using Citalopram 10 mg, I’m trembling, I’ve thrown up More than ten times, and I feel really anxious. My anxiety is causing palpitations, and I feel worse than I ever have. I’m not really sure if I should keep taking it  or not. Any tips? 

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    Today was my first day too. I have been feeling extremely shaky and anxious all day. I have no appetite and when I try to eat I feel like I'm going to be sick. Hope you can find comfort in knowing you are not alone. You got this!

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    The first two weeks are difficult but once you hit the 3rd or 4th week it gets better. I have been on Citalopram for 5 months and at 30 mgs. I started at 10 but my doctor said I needed a higher dose. He was right. Feeling very good now. Takes time though, you can’t rush it, but I promise you it will get better and better. Patients is require. Good luck!
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    Hi

    If you are being sick you should speak to your doctor, I haven't heard or didn't experience this when I started taking 10mg. There are alternatives you can take as everyone reacts differently.

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    This is all very normal. The vomitting is due to the increased anxiety. It will get better for me it was up and down for 5 weeks or more then slow improvement. So worth it!
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    I wasn’t sick but felt really nauseous, first week the worse and I ve only just got my appetite back after being on it 2 months. Still feel anxious first thing and take a long time to come round in the morning but generally feel less panicky 
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    Yesterday was my first day, I actually skipped it today because I have to work and I can work with these side effects.. going to see how I am today with out, tried to take a little nap and had nothing but shortness of breath etc.. very uncomfortable.. asked my doctor about the side effects he said should subside in a few days... I know if I continue with the medicine I’m going to be going through hell. It’s scary but everyone is saying let the medicine work.. your body has to get use to it
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