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can ssri meds for anxiety depression cause cardiac problems? if do which 1s can. prozac. celexa. xanax (alprazolam).

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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Not usually: Causing a cardiac problem is not one of the common side effects or adverse reactions of ssris. Xanax (alprazolam) is not one; it is a benzodiazepine with addictive potential.
Answered on May 2, 2016
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