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Needham Heights, MA
A 94-year-old male asked:

1 month after slow 4wk.taper off celexa (citalopram) 30 mg. ? discontinuation syndrome? can i go back on full 30 mg? or do i slowly increase from 10mg ? 94 yr.

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Dr. Joseph Weiner
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Speak with your MD: 30mg is a large dose for a 94 year old, so you need to coordinate this with your md. I'm not criticizing the dose. Rather, please don't accept internet advice about dosing - this is something you have to speak with the physician who is prescribing the medication. Your health is too important to accept general advice about a specific question from a physician who hasn't examined or diagnosed you.
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