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Withdrawal symptoms from depressants can include

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
Psychiatry 40 years experience
Withdrawal sxs occur: When sudden discontinuation of antidepressants occur. Symptoms may be physical and/or psychological and may include, dizziness, nausea, tremor, anxie... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Slowly reduce dose: Usually dropping the dose slowly over the course of at least several days will help prevent discontinuation problems from antidepressants. Some people... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ruth Seaman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Psychiatry 28 years experience
No single best: There is no single best anti-depressant. Fluoxetine lacks a withdrawal syndrome due to the extended half-life of its active metabolite. However, flu... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
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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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Specializes in Addiction Medicine
Contact your dr: Contact your dr o go the emergency room withdrawal symptoms are very serious and must be managed in a prompt manner.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Howell
Psychiatry 43 years experience
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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A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Olsen
Psychiatry 53 years experience
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
Psychiatry 38 years experience
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
Psychiatry 54 years experience
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 Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
?Withdrawal: Depends on what u r withdrawing from. Please clarify.
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