40mg citalopram every other day to every day

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Due to a recent traumatic event my doc has told me to take 40mg citalopram every day instead of every other which I had been doing for about a year. I feel so anxious and scared that I'll never get better. I keep trying to tell myself it's the increase in meds and that you always feel worse before it gets better but really struggling. Help please

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    your doctors orders is so all over the place that its mind blowing .i have to say that because if the everyday new prescription of your doctors orders is the reason you are feeling crappy.40 milli.is a high dose .best regards

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    sorry but your doctor is an idiot! for 1 you should never take an antidepressant every other day as the half life decreases so youd be up and down all the time! youre bound to feel awful going to everyday now! i have reduced my dose by 4mg from 10mg and after over 9 months im still not stable, these are extremely strong drug that mess with the brain xx

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    i definitely agree with everyone, see a different doctor first thing in the morning, thats a big jump to 40 every other day, good luck

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