Just thought I'd let you all know that my husband was getting very depressed as his alzheimers is worsening. He was even saying he wanted to die and he's had enough of this world. His appetite had hit ground zero and he's very underweight anyway so that was a big concern. The doc got him on to citalopram 20mg once a day. Brilliant!!!! after a couple of weeks a huge change.... hes happy every day now and that makes the alzheimers much more managable. I totally recommend it. He's getting… read more
I'm not surprised, I'm on this medication for my depression, and I think it was my saving grace. For my mom, lexapro didn't help. It seems after a while nothing helped. I'm happy this is working for him.
It goes by this name in Canada. Our Doctor prescribed Citalopram and Trazadone and hubby sleeps all night.At first it seemed like he was more relaxed during the day , but didn't last for long. What works for one , might not work for another.
Hi my Dad was also put in this medication after a fast onset of a total emotional and physical shutdown. We thought he'd never come out of it. It was caused by severe anxiety and this drug brought him back after 3 months. He's still on one a day to maintain.
Thank you for sharing Lynn and Deborah. We are also in NZ , Lynn. Will check out that med with our Dr.