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How should I take citalopram?

Your doctor will give you specific instructions as to the proper dosage and time frame for taking citalopram. It is extremely important for your safety that you carefully follow the instructions given to you. Your doctor may recommend that the medication be taken with food or without, or at certain times of day. If there is a question as to the proper dosage or other indications, contact your physician directly for more information. Otherwise, take citalopram exactly as prescribed, in the exact amounts, at the designated times, and with any additional considerations discussed with your doctor.

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