limiting doses of citalopram (Celexa, etc)

Please see updated recommendations from Health Canada concerning abnormal heart rhythms and Celexa and Cipralex

You'll hear about limiting doses of citalopram (Celexa, etc).

Experts say citalopram doses should not exceed 40 mg/day for anyone...or 20 mg/day for most patients over age 60.

Higher doses of citalopram increase the risk of QT prolongation and the life-threatening arrhythmia, torsades.

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