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What happens if you stop taking citalopram?

What happens if you stop taking citalopram?

Stopping citalopram abruptly may result in one or more of the following withdrawal symptoms: irritability, nausea, feeling dizzy, vomiting, nightmares, headache, and/or paresthesias (prickling, tingling sensation on the skin). Depression is also a part of bipolar illness.

How long does it take to stop taking Celexa?

When you and your provider agree that you can stop taking the medication, your provider will gradually lower your dose over a period of few weeks to reduce the risk of withdrawal symptoms. How long does Celexa take to work? It may take about 2 to 6 weeks for you to experience the full benefit of Celexa.

What happens when you mix Celexa with another medication?

Medicines that interact with Celexa may either decrease its effect, affect how long it works for, increase side effects, or have less of an effect when taken with Celexa. An interaction between two medications does not always mean that you must stop taking one of the medications; however, sometimes it does.

How often should I take Celexa for anxiety?

You take Celexa once daily by mouth, in the morning or evening, with or without food. Typical doses range from 10 mg to 40 mg. Be sure to keep taking Celexa unless your doctor tells you to stop taking it—even if you feel better. If you suddenly stop taking Celexa, you could experience withdrawal symptoms, which include:

When to seek medical advice for Celexa symptoms?

Seek urgent medical advice if symptoms consistent with serotonin syndrome (such as agitation, hallucinations, fast heart rate, dizziness, flushing, nausea, diarrhea) develop. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or you become pregnant while taking Celexa.

When you and your provider agree that you can stop taking the medication, your provider will gradually lower your dose over a period of few weeks to reduce the risk of withdrawal symptoms. How long does Celexa take to work? It may take about 2 to 6 weeks for you to experience the full benefit of Celexa.

Medicines that interact with Celexa may either decrease its effect, affect how long it works for, increase side effects, or have less of an effect when taken with Celexa. An interaction between two medications does not always mean that you must stop taking one of the medications; however, sometimes it does.

You take Celexa once daily by mouth, in the morning or evening, with or without food. Typical doses range from 10 mg to 40 mg. Be sure to keep taking Celexa unless your doctor tells you to stop taking it—even if you feel better. If you suddenly stop taking Celexa, you could experience withdrawal symptoms, which include:

Seek urgent medical advice if symptoms consistent with serotonin syndrome (such as agitation, hallucinations, fast heart rate, dizziness, flushing, nausea, diarrhea) develop. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or you become pregnant while taking Celexa.