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A 35-year-old male asked:

Ive been tapering off citalopram 20mg. 1week 15mg, and now on 10 mg for 2 days. started having blurry spots in my vision - is this normal?

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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 47 years experience
Visual changes may: occur during citalopram withdrawal. If problematic slow the taper and consult prescriber. Generally longer use requires longer taper if withdrawal effects occur: vision changes, runny nose, trouble sleeping/breathing, agitation, chest pain, confusion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, fast heartbeat, headache, excess sweating, muscle pain, restless, trembling, unusual tiredness/weakness.
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