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Can i get epilepsy if i stop taking my cipralex?

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Dr. Guillermo Philipps
Pediatrics - Neurology 17 years experience
No: You should not develop epilepsy by stopping antidepressants. Epilepsy is 2 or more unprovoked seizures. However, sudden withdrawal of this type of medication could provoke a seizure. Consult with your doctor before stopping the medication.
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