Citalopram increasing causing hallucinations?

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I was attacked last year and my Citalopram dose went from 10mg-40mg within that time. When I was changed to 40mg I started hearing voices and seeing things. I've had to cold Turkey them as people started to notice the change in me... I wasn't coping at all. I feel so much better off of them. Has anyone else experienced this? I Don't think I could ever go onto another anti D.. I felt numb rolleyes

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    Yes I increased gradually over the year, I was on 49mg by the October. I'm feeling so much better off of it. The voices have gone and I'm not seeing things. Ita only now I can look back and realise just how bad I was. I had no motivation to do anything, I kept getting tempted to drive into oncoming traffic... I was in a really bad way
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    Oh dear that's awful! I was on 10mg until about 10mths ago. Since 2003 after death of my only younger sister. For about a year I took one every other day to be weaned off. Now I no longer take them. I never had any problems. Sorry to hear that but glad you're feeling much better.40mg is excessive to say the least.
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    So sorry to hear of that, wow! Glad you are off. I'm still looking around. If my heart rate could be lowered, I could try the natueral L-tryptophan. My heart just wants to race. Ativan slows it down.
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