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Whats worst antidepressant withdrawal or benzo withdrawal?

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Dr. Adam Tripp
14 years experience in Psychiatry
Benzo withdrawal: Some antidepressants can have very unpleasant flu like withdrawal symptoms, like Paxil or effexor, (venlafaxine) but benzo withdrawal can result in seizures and death if going cold turkey from a high dose of benzos. Both should be tapered if you would like to stop taking them, to minimize the withdrawal symptoms.
Answered on Feb 29, 2020
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