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lithium withdrawal symptoms

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Get a second opinion: akathisia from drug withdrawal should, like ALL symptoms related to withdrawal, be transient and self-limited. However, I have seen many cases where ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
Unlikely: I think it unlikely u would experience withdrawal by discontinuing 5 mg of Abilify (aripiprazole) and 300 mg of lithium. My biggest concern would be a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Howell
41 years experience Psychiatry
Multiple symptoms: (not all are seen in every person) of anxiety, panic, trembling, shaking, muscle twitches/jerks, elevated blood pressure and pulse, dizziness, tinglin ... Read More
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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
55 years experience Psychiatry
There are many: Depends on how much benzos you are taking and how gradual is your taper. Common symptoms include insomnia, restlessness, irritability, depression, anx ... Read More
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Multiple: This can include anxiety and anxiety related symptoms, irritation/agitation, sleeplessness, aches, even seizures. Benzos are one of the few medication ... Read More
A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Olsen
51 years experience Psychiatry
How much & how long?: A single pill, once daily, will not likely cause withdrawal, but could cause insomnia for a few nights. Two, three, or more pills daily and withdr ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
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Duloxetine withdrawa: Has a variety of symptoms see below: http://www.prohealth.com/library/showarticle.cfm?libid=18811 These can generally be reduced greatly or even avoi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
36 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on the cause: Different drugs are associated with different types of withdrawal. And how dangerous the symptoms are can vary quite a bit. Withdrawal from certain se ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joan Kinlan
52 years experience Psychiatry
Unknown: Everyone's metabolism is different. It also depends how much you are taking. Sorry you're having a problem with it.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
?Withdrawal: Depends on what u r withdrawing from. Please clarify.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Withdrawal: Sense of discomfort with other physical symptoms depending on the substance u r withdrawing from.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
34 years experience Psychiatry
Discontinuation : Withdrawal symptoms vary depending on the type of antidepressant. The ssris like Prozac and snris (effexor (venlafaxine) and cymbalta) all cause the s ... Read More
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