When does exhaustion on Citalopram stop

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I've been on 20mg Citalopram for almost 2 weeks, and I'm honestly exhausted. Been on it before but don't remember ever feeling this way. Zero motivation, could honestly sleep all day and night. I have a baby to look after as well so need to be on the ball. Please help!

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    Hi Alison

    Come off them there horrendous. I have never felt so bad in my life as I did the 16 days I took them.

    Nothing should make you feel as bad as you do on them.

    Hope you feel beter soon xx


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      Unfortunately with ads you get warned that you feel worse before you feel better. That applies to all ads. It would be a shame to get to 2 weeks and give in I would try and hang out a bit longer.
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    Hey Alison

    I've taken these twice - first time for 16 years and helped me recover from years of depression and anxiety, i then came off them for a year but restarted after a stressful bout of family illness.  Second time around on them took much longer and I had a different experience.  I was sooooo flat which lasted months - had no joy inside me at all - zilch.  It eventually lifted and I went on to recovering again.  I've just spent this last year withdrawing again and am just about done now.

    Personally I'd keep on with them - if they worked before, then they'll work again.  I wouldn't hesitate to restart these meds if I ever to again.  They've been my saviour.

    K x

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      That was meant to say 'second time on them took longer to kick in' wink


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