A patient prescribed to citalopram should be instructed to avoid which of the following?


•Citalopram is an SSRI. SSRIs have many drug interactions.

•The patient should be instructed to avoid any drug that increased CNS depression, such as alcohol.

•Although NSAIDs and aspirin should be avoided due to increased bleeding risk, many OTCs are safe to use when taking SSRIs.

•Insulin and dark leafy greens should not be avoided while on an SSRI.

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