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Help please?



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Apr 5, 2009
I'm on Quetiapine (Seroquel) and Citalopram and i thought i was having a 'ok' day today but now all of a sudden i feel empty, not happy or sad, just nothing. Now that's made me angry and i don't know what to do, i want to scream. :mad:

Usually I'd go for a walk but I'm home alone and it wouldn't be safe to go out for a walk on my own right now.

Is anyone else on Quetiapine and/or Citalopram and experience feeling odd or emotionless? I don't know if it's just me or the medication or the fact I'm ill that is making my feel so empty. :cry:

Thanks for listening


It's the Quetiapine

It's common for people to experience a lack of emotions


Hi the dreamswehad

I'm on escitalopram which is similar to citalopram, and i do not get any side effects from them.

But I started taking Quetiapine last week under the premise it would help me sleep. I felt okay at first just drowsy at night, until today, my head feels heavy and I feel like sleeping all day. It took me an hour to wake up this morning. I still have emotions but they don't feel as intense, not that they were overly intense before they were just normal, but now they are deadened a bit, which is annoying me because I have been feeling really happy lately and don't want to have the feeling numbed. Also started clenching my jaw today. Not sure if it is anxiety or what, I don't feel anxious or if its the tablet. Has anyone else felt like this? I'll see how I feel tomorrow, it's early days sometimes side effects go away after a couple of weeks of taking it but if it doesn't stop I think i might ask to come off this medication.
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Jan 30, 2008
Under a rock
I am taking Quetiapine 600mg, escitalopram 20mg and Depakote 1250mg and I feel like my emotions have been deadened I just feel very numb most of the time and I hate it. I also sometimes get funny sensations in my head too. I want to cease taking my medication but it causes so many arguments between my husband and myself. He prefers me on medication although I hate being on medication.

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