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A 31-year-old male asked:

will there be any side effects if i up celexa (citalopram) like my dr says i have been on 20mg for 2 years he wants me on 40mg but scared there will be side effect?

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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 22 years experience
Unlikely.: There are no guarantees, but if you have been on Celexa (citalopram) for two years, it is unlikely you will have a side effect by increasing the dose. I suggest you share your concerns with your doctor.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Can not predict that: But, one thing that may help to reassure you -is that this a trial at a higher dose of medication. If you had significant side effects- you would let the psychiatrist/ medical provider know. Your input is used to help optomize your medication managment.

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