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A 47-year-old member asked:

What is the best way to flush your system of antidepressants?

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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry 35 years experience
With your Docs help!: Ideally this should be done in conjunction with the prescribing physician. Stopping an antidepressant on your own is not a good idea. Most antidepressants will clear from your system within five days. Certain antidepressants such as fluoxetine (prozac) can actually take a full month to clear however.
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