... shaky and experiencing heart palpitations prior to having taken citalopram. On the leaflet for the medication, it states the medication can cause you to have heart palpitations. After taking this medication for 2 days my heart palpitations have increased and i have started feeling shaky. Because of my prior symptoms e.g. heart palpitations should I even be on this medication?
Hi, ch! Was the cause of your palpitations ever diagnosed or do you think it was due to your anxiety?
Although the side effects of citalopram are usually mild and transient..lasting a few days to a week or so... I'd advise asking your doctor for her/his professional advice.
Best regards, Wildcat
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