What are the long-term side effects of taking Citalopram?

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Posted on Sat, 8 Apr 2017 in Mental Health
Question: I have been taking Citalopram for years. I am 61 years old, and I am concerned about the long term effects.
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Answered by Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi 47 minutes later
Brief Answer:
The drug is safe to use

Detailed Answer:
Hello thanks for asking from HCM

Citalopram is a SSRI drug and is safe to use. Even if used in long term basis the drug is safe and doesn't result in serious side effects. No need to worry about long term effects.

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