Side effects of coming off Citalopram!!

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Hi I have been on 20mg-30mg of Cit for 3 years, for depression. I took an overdose last week and now my CPN has advised I come off. He thinks I suffer from low mood and PTS, rather than depression...I agree with him.

I have gained nearly 3 stone and gone from a sizr 10 (uk) to a size 16 (uk) I am hoping now the weight will reduce?

I have been off for 1 week now and the side effects are hideous!

I have constant dizziness, feel nausea, head aches and lack of concentration. Is this normal and how long does this go on for? I DO NOT want to start them again! As bad as the withdrawl is, my head fells like a fog has been lifted and I don't feel quite so numb!

Any help and advice greatly recieved. x

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    Your CPN should have guided you through withdrawal.  
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