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How to withdraw from Citalopram?

My neurologist prescribed Citalopram for symptoms of peripheral neuropathy. I have been taking this med for 17 years with no apparent side effects.... but I wonder about this long term use. Currently taking 20mg once at bed time. Should I Phase it out and if so in what doseages?
Wed, 25 Jul 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

You are advised not to change the dose or stop taking unless advised by your neurologist.

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