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

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

FDA now says citalopram doses should not exceed 40 mg/day for anyone...or 20 mg/day for most patients over age 60.

Depression can be tricky to treat...and often requires pushing doses up high or taking multiple meds to get relief.

You've probably seen Rxs for doses of citalopram (Celexa) pushed up to 60 mg/day. But more drug doesn't always mean better results...and can actually put the patient at risk for heart problems.

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