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A 24-year-old female asked:

I ran out of celexa on holiday, won't see my usual doc for two weeks. temporary doc prescribed paxil (paroxetine) instead. will i get celexa withdrawal? worried.

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Paxil (paroxetine): Celexa and Paxil (paroxetine) cover the same set of symptoms. Paxil (paroxetine) can cause a rapid heart beat as can celexa. I wouldn't worry about withdrawal.
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