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A 41-year-old female asked:

I have been taking a 10 mg of celexa (citalopram) since 2/23, what is the best way to taper off to stop? every night i have the craziest dreams & cant sleep!

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Celexa (citalopram): 10mg. is low dose. My regimen for my patients is to switch to 5mg. twice daily for one week, then taper by 2.5mg. every 3-4 days. Consult your prescribing doctor first.
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