A 33-year-old male asked:
If i've been on saphris (asenapine) for a month and a half at 10mgs, will i go through withdrawal when i discontinue it?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 18 years experience
Stopping saphris (asenapine): Saphris (asenapine) is not habit forming, so no. You will not experience withdrawal. Are you stopping the medication on the advice of your physician? You should always discuss any changes in medication with your physician. Even if you wish to stop a medication, it is important to discuss a planned discontinuation, or gradual taper, with a physician, who can monitor your health as you taper off.
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