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A 35-year-old male asked:

35m with good ekg. doc prescribed 10mg citalopram for anxiety and cardio phobia. heard can cause heart attack&death. scared. echo stress lipids good.

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Dr. Rick Barnett
Clinical Psychology 18 years experience
Very rare: Citalopram can cause death under very rare circumstances such as when a heart is sensitive to QT interval prolongation. QT interval is a part of the heart beat cycle. The incidence of this is very infrequent.

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Last updated Nov 26, 2015

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