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I am sorry yo hear about this side effect.
citalopram will increase the level or effect of risperidon
Dizzy feelings are a common side effect of Risperdal as well as confusion.
How long have you been taking the Citalopram?
Is there anything I can do to alleviate? For 10 years
Have you been taking the same dosages or has there been a change?
I used to take zyprexa, but I've been on the same dose for over 2 years now
the only thing I can think of is i started taking some anti allergy tables over the last 2 weeks.
some of these over the counter tabs can exacerbate symptoms what is the name of the product and I will check for sure.
it has cetirizine in it - its called zirtek
I see you are still typing.
no i'm not i think my browser got stuck on reply.
Zyrtec should have no effect on the medications. Therefore, it is most like a need for their to be a dosage alteration to help you get the relief you like.
DO you have direct contact with your prescribing doctor?
would it be just reducing it ?
Most likely.....symptoms can erupt at anytime regardless of length of use, if you call your doc they will probably advise you to change the dosage.
Do this as soon as you can and I think you will feel better.
I see, ok thanks... would you know if its the citalopram or the risperidone thats the main culprit, i mean which one?
THe guess would probably be the Citalopram as it can increase side effects of Risperdal- the most common of which is dizziness and the sense of confusion.
Usually this can be augmented with dosage change and you will feel better.
ok thanks for your help :)
I don't think the allergy med has any impact.
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