Lowering dose........effects !!

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hi all

was on 20 mg for 5 months

dropped to 15 mg 9 weeks ago

hit a wall last 48 hrs!!!

could it be the citalopram re adjusting itself?

need advice please

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  • Posted

    when i lower dose i dont get hit until 6-8 weeks rob so id say yes!

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    Hey Rob,

    I was just thinking about you today. Whats going on? I seem to be right there with you. My anxiety has been bad since I got home from vacation. Anxiety attacks, tired all the time, low mood....

    I keep hoping its a blip, too. Been almost three weeks at this point.

    Hang in there!!

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      hi laura

      geez how are you, i was thinking about you wondering if your ok?

      im sorry you feel horrible, just when you think you ve cracked it then boom!!!!

      from what im reading it seems like its from the drop in dose

      im still working & getting on with day to day stuff but i know 'its' reared its ugly head again!!!!

      is your morning anxiety still bad laura?

      can you manage to leave the house at all?

      rob

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      Its still pretty bad, Rob. Im not sure mine is from the dropped dose or not. I really cant pin point it.

      Im glad youre still able to get out and work. Just one day at a time!

      Morning anxiety is still bad. A couple of anxiety attacks, even. Is your night time anxiety still bad?

      Im leaving the house when I need to, but have been spending a lot of time watching tv during the day. I work from home but work has been slow so less to keep me distracted.

      Still hoping its just a hurdle....

      I hope yours gets better too!!!

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      im sure its just a hurdle you gotta jump laura

      im busy at work so that takes my mind off it, its the evenings where i stumble!

      i ve just took my dog on the park so had a evening walk to clear the head.

      are you worried or concerned about anything? things can build up in the background without realising it.

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    why are you dropping dose??

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    Hi

    i am wanting to lower my dose from 20 to 10 and then taper off all together. How do you go about tapering it without having side effects? a few months ago i went from 40 to 20 and now i need to go to 10 i guess and then stop taking it?

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