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Coming off Citalopram
jujulang posted:
I have been on this drug for about 6 years now and I want to get off so I started tapering off slowly. I was at 20 mgs, went to 10 for about 6 weeks. Started 5 mgs two weeks ago and this morning I had a very scary dizzy episode and did not think I was going to come out of it. It took a good 3 to 5 minutes to stop feeling like I was going to faint and my stomach was rumbling, I had the shakes, my heart was racing, my abdomen had a hot flash. I am assuming this is a side effect of withdrawal. Any one else have this experience?

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