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A 27-year-old female asked:

I have been taking citalopram for a month. first 2 weeks 20mg then up to 40mg. i have now noticed my period is late and my breast are really sore and producing a small amount of milk. is this due to my tablets? theres no chance of pregnancy

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Possibly: There are postmarketing reports of Prolactinemia. Breast enlargement, breast pain & galactorrhea have been reported in 0.1% to 1% of females using Citalopram. Amenorrhea & menstrual disorders were reported in 1 to 10% of women.
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