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Took 20 mg of celexa. Started runny nose and congestion. What medicine should be taken?

Nov 2013
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thanks. I take 20 mg of celexa daily and have had a very runny nose and congestion for a few weeks now. Is there a decongestant it is safe to take? (ps i am very sensitive to medication--ie when label states it may make you dizzy and nervous, it does).
Posted Mon, 29 Oct 2012 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by Dr. Sudhir Kumar 2 hours later
Thank you for contacting Healthcare magic.
Celexa is a very safe and effective drug for treating depression and anxiety.
The current symptoms are suggestive of allergic rhinitis.
Sudafed OM sinus congestion nasal spray is a safe decongestant which you can use. The active component in this is oxymetazoline and it does not make you drowsy. The effect lasts for upto 12 hours and for good benefit, you can use it twice a day.
Please get back if you have any more queries.
Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM
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