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A 27-year-old female asked:

What's the best way to go off antidepressants? i've taken them for 9yrs. tried to stop several times w/dr help and counseling. symptoms return

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Dr. Patricia Foster
Psychiatry 45 years experience
Antidepressant dose: You may need a low maintenance dose to keep symptoms of depression or anxiety controlled. Discuss with your prescribing doctor or psychiatrist. Many people take antidepressants long-term at the lowest possible dose for just this reason. I hope this helps.

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