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For Those Prescribed Celexa (Citalopram) To Help With Withdrawal

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#1 fishinghat



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Posted 09 September 2013 - 07:22 PM

The FDA has issued a new warning for celexa (citalopram). Patients 60 years old or older should not be prescribed 20 mg or more of celexa. Studies have shown that amounts over 40 mg/day may cause significant cardiac irregular heart beats. For details see;




As lexapro (escitalopram) is only diferent from celexa by a few atoms many drs. are using the same criteria for lexapro usage.

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Posted 09 September 2013 - 10:30 PM

Thanks fishinghat


That's good to know.


If they are saying over 60 then I think I would start being cautious after 50 just to be safe.

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