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Have just been prescribed citalopram for anxiety and depression.very

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Have just been prescribed citalopram for anxiety and depression.very very anxious this a.m.i have diazepan with me can I take a small dose of that until the anti depressents kicks in

Welcome to and thank you for your question.
I am going to assist you with your question.
I'm so sorry to hear of your discomfort. I will do whatever I can to help answer your questions .First I need a little more information-

In what dosage of Citalopram have you been prescribed?

Have you started with Citalopram?
For how long you are suffering with severe emotional stress or anxiety issue?
Are you suffering from any medical condition or on any medication ?

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Dr. Robert

Customer: replied 3 years ago.
10. Mg
Only started yesterday.have taken 1tablet but ver anxious about it .
Had very restless night
Dear Customer,
Thanks for providing quick additional information.
I can understand your concern.

Yes, it may take few days or sometimes up to 1 week, for Citalopram to show its complete results.
Yes, doctor can advise Diazepam, in a small dosage of 2mg for some time. Even doctor prescribe this combination for initial phase.

Yes, you can take Diazpeam at this time.

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Good luck and take care.

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