11 doctors weighed in:
Can I stop taking celexa (citalopram) after 9 years?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree
In brief: Yes.
Talk to your doc about how to do it and what to expect and if that is the right choice for you.

In brief: Yes.
Talk to your doc about how to do it and what to expect and if that is the right choice for you.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Celexa (citalopram)
Discuss with your prescribing doctor to come up with gradual tapering plan to avoid withdrawal.

In brief: Celexa (citalopram)
Discuss with your prescribing doctor to come up with gradual tapering plan to avoid withdrawal.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes, but...
You should only stop a medication after discussing this with your md.
Abruptly stopping Celexa (citalopram) may trigger some unpleasant symptoms and there is a risk that your anxiety/depression symptoms will return.

In brief: Yes, but...
You should only stop a medication after discussing this with your md.
Abruptly stopping Celexa (citalopram) may trigger some unpleasant symptoms and there is a risk that your anxiety/depression symptoms will return.
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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