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Hi there, I was really hoping I could get some advice as I seem to be in a bit of a stuck situation. So I had been of citalopram for 12 years before coming off it completely after a period of reducing my dose for a few months back in 2018. What followed after that was a horrendous 10 months which myself and the doctors seemed to have no idea what was wrong with me. It was the most terrifying months of my life. In January 2019 I very reluctantly started to retake citalopram, my doctor advised starting at 10mg but I started on less than 4mg, cutting and weighing the tablet. I reacted
Hi, I could do with some support and words of advice. I've been on fluoxetine and now citalopram for 20 years. I was prescribed by a specialist for IBS and chronic fatigue. They helped with tiredness for years and then I realised the terrible anxiety I started to get was a side effect of fluoxetine, so GP suggested citalopram. I've been trying to get off the 20mg of citalopram for 5 years and keep failing as I've been tapering too fast. Each time I've failed I've ended up back on 20mg of citalopram. I've managed to reduce to 10 mg over last few months but everytime I reduce the do