Citalopram dosage increase

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Hi all, nearly 3 weeks ago I increased my dosage of citalopram from 20g to 30g as advised by my gp because of my increased health anxiety. The thing is I've been getting daily tension headaches and a feeling of hard to focus/slightly drunk/inner ear. Feeling and it's distressing me as I don't know if it's due to the increase or something else as I have MS too and I know the symptoms can be similar but only really noticed it worse since increasing citalopram.. feel like I'm going mad :-(

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    Yes I know

    Talk to your GP and explain what is going on

    It sounds like the medication, you need that confirmed


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      Thank you, yeah I'm going back to the docs tomorrow but I know he said last time that the increase shouldn't give me any side effects but after reading comments on here and other forums I beg to differ.. will let you know what he says. S

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      Well I went back to the docs and she seemed to think that the side effects if any would only last about 10 days after the increase ( this goes against mostly everything that people have posted) she thinks that anxiety can do the whole spacey feeling and the headaches too along with my poor vision combined and has prescribed beta blockers which she says will help with the headaches.. so confused and don't feel any the wiser as she seem to dismiss all the forums

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    I have been taking citalopram for 4 weeks and the dr changed my table from 20 to 30 and it been 4 night that I haven't sleep, only sleep in day time for 3 hours.

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