A 39-year-old member asked:
how long does it take to feel withdrawl side effects after getting off a med?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Depends on the med: Different meds are associated with more or less severe withdrawal effects. So with some meds you can see withdrawal effects earlier. But a rough rule of thumb is that withdrawal effects begin after you have gone for 1.5 to 3 half lives off the medicine (you can look up half lives for many medications on the internet).
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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