I have been taking Celexa for 2 months (switched from 1 1/2 months of Prozac d/t side effects) and it has been working well. Just recently it has been less effective and I feel like my dose needs to be increased. I already increased to 40 mg with good results, but now I am worried however about going up on my dose so quickly and am wondering if I can alternate my dose.
Can I alternate the dose of celexa, for example 20mg one day and 40 mg the next, then back to 20 mg?
Added 17 Sep 2013:
I did just call my doctor to ask her about raising my dose or should I have waited to raise it. She will call me in the morning her office said. Now I need to know if and how I can go back to my original dose of 20mg safely. I have only been taking the 40 mg dose for about 4 days now (I know...I shouldn't have self medicated!!). Should I take 30 mg tonight, then 30 mg tomorrow, then back 20 mg?
- Celexa Information for Consumers
- Celexa Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Celexa (detailed)
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