Is It Safe to Take Citalopram Antidepressant (A.k.a Celexa, Cipramil) Before Having a Rhinoplasty?
- Asked by eliza bethany in New york
- 10 months ago
I have been on citalopram for anxiety for 6 months, I have surgery in 3 weeks, is it ok to still take them? I'm on 40mg
Citalopram and Rhinoplasty
The use of citalopram should not pose additional risks for your rhinoplasty. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA
Antidepressants and rhinoplasty
It is certainly acceptable to taking antidepressants before and after a rhinoplasty. They do not interfere with bleeding issues are certainly acceptable to continue taking them.
Web reference: http://seattle-rhinoplasty.com
Rhinoplasty surgery and anti-depressants
Dear eliza bethany,
- Yes it is safe to be on citalopram
- There was a study done looking at bleeding rates for a facelift on and off of anti-depressants and there was no significant difference between the 2
- Congratulations on your new nose, it will be great!
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