A member asked:

I was forcibly taken to psychiatrist and was prescribed anti delusional drugs then given depakine to fight the side effects of those drugs.is it dangerous to stop depakine on your own?i dont trust neurologists in iran who work with gov and irgc.help?

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Dr. Donald Colantino answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Depakine is an anticonvulsant and if you've been taking therapeutic doses, it would be dangerous to discontinue this medication without a knowledgeable physician advising you to do so and without appropriate supervision in tapering off it.

Answered Mar 3, 2020

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