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A 28-year-old male asked:

Went off celexa (citalopram) in august 2012. had tremors ever since september 2012. was on celexa (citalopram) for 8 months. tremors are still going on. had mri 5 months. neg?

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Dr. Caroline Cribari
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Tremor: Some medications can trigger development of tremor, which usually resolves shortly after stopping the medication. Rarely, tremor can persist longer. Your tremors may still be resolving from celexa, (citalopram) but their development over 2 or 3 weeks after you stopped the drug decreases the likelihood of thisetiology. There are treatments for tremor to minimize its effect in your life as it hopefully resolves.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali commented
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Neurology consult is worth considering.
Jul 19, 2013
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Tremors: There may be another reason for your tremors rather than the discontinuation of celexa (citalopram). I would consult with your doc first. You may need to be referred to neurology as well.
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