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How long do the withdrawal symptoms of paroxetine last?

How long do the withdrawal symptoms of paroxetine last?

Depends: Some people, for reasons that are not clear, are more sensitive to changes in serotonergic medications such as paroxetine (paxil) and suffer from discontinuation symptoms. In my experience, the way to manage this is to very slowly taper off the medication. Depending on the dose and duration of treatment, that can take many months (and often a lot of tab splitting and quartering). ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Venlafaxine (Definition)

It belong to classification of snri antidepressant also help anxiety start slow go slow its approved for depression and anxiety disorder there are some common side effects important never stop suddenly always taper slowly if you ever ...Read more


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How long do the withdrawal symptoms from zeldox/geodon last?

How long do the withdrawal symptoms from zeldox/geodon last?

Geodon (ziprasidone) withdrawal: Geodon (ziprasidone) is approved to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It's not addicting but to avoid symptoms of withdrawal your prescribing professional would probably taper you off Geodon (ziprasidone) even if changing you to a different medication. Either way you certainly shouldn't stop it cold turkey and it be done with your prescribing professional fully involved. ...Read more

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How long will the horrible withdrawal symptoms of risperdal last for?

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How long will the horrible withdrawal symptoms of risperdal last for?

Risperdal: Not sure what the "horrible" symptoms are, but usually 7-10 days if taking medication to lessen the side-effects such as Cogentin or benadryl (diphenhydramine). It mainly depends on how long you've been on risperdal, what the symptoms are, and what dose you are taking. ...Read more

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For how long do symptoms of withdrawal from Effexor (venlafaxine) last?

For how long do symptoms of withdrawal from Effexor (venlafaxine) last?

May last weeks: To avoid withdrawal effects, Effexor (venlafaxine) should be tapered gradually. Otherwise, withdrawal effects may last several weeks after the medication is stopped. ...Read more

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How much time do symptoms of withdrawal from Effexor (venlafaxine) last?

How much time do symptoms of withdrawal from Effexor (venlafaxine) last?

Effexor (venlafaxine) withdrawal?: Technically, the effect of stiffing Effexor (venlafaxine) is a "discontinuation syndrome", as opposed to withdrawal. Symptoms may include flu like sxs, disesthesias (zapping feelings), headaches, mood & anxiety symptoms. The length of time these symptoms may last depend on you, the dose of the med b4 stopping & several other factors. Ring your doc, as there are several things s/he may b able 2 do 2 help!:) ...Read more

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How long do the withdrawal symptoms from depacote last?

How long do the withdrawal symptoms from depacote last?

Depak ore: Typically there is not a withdrawal syndrome associated with the discontinuation of depakote. As the medication is used to treat such conditions as bipolar disorder, seizures, and headaches, and these conditions may recur or intensify with abrupt stopping of the drug, it is recommended to gradually lower the dose and stop in consultation with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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How long can the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal last?

How long can the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal last?

Usually about 3 wks: Nicotine withdrawal symptoms can be diminished by using nicotine replacement drugs (gum, patch, inhaler, nasal spray) and/or other pills (bupropion, varenicline). Talk to your doctor, get a date on the calendar, alert your friends & family that you need their support, and do yourself the biggest favor of your life and quit (if you have not already). Good luck. ...Read more

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How long can the withdrawal symptoms last for percocets?

How long can the withdrawal symptoms last for percocets?

Depends: Depends on how much you are taking before you stop taking anymore. If your taking a lot and stop, the withdrawal symptoms will be much more intense and longer than someone taking a very small amount. ...Read more

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How do i lessen the withdrawal symptoms of doxepin?

How do i lessen the withdrawal symptoms of doxepin?

Slow taper: I would suggest using 1/2 dose for 2 weeks and then 1/4 tab for one week, every other day for 1 week and then off. ...Read more

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How long do withdrawal symptoms from Zoloft (sertraline) last?

How long do withdrawal symptoms from Zoloft (sertraline) last?

About 5 to 7 days: Half life is about a day. So on a dose of 50 mg , every day there will be 1/2 left from the day before. Other factors include age of patient, frequency and amount used. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of quitting cymbalta (duloxetine) and how long should they last?

What are the symptoms of quitting cymbalta (duloxetine) and how long should they last?

Return of symptoms!: I agree that you can experience serotonin discontinuation syndrome when stopping cymbalta, (duloxetine) which can feel like having the flu and sometimes strange sensations as well. As a result it should be tapered if possible with the help of your provider. This is pretty rare with Cymbalta (duloxetine) however; of greater concern is the possibility that your symptoms could recur, you should discuss this with your doc also. ...Read more

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How can I mitigate the symptoms of Suboxone withdrawl!?

How can I mitigate the symptoms of Suboxone withdrawl!?

Discuss with Doctor: As suboxone contains buprenorphine, which is by itself an opiate- stopping suboxone abruptly causes withdrawal symptoms. You need to get together with your dr to discuss a taper plan. If you don't have a dr, you need to get one and stop taking suboxone off the street. Possession of suboxone without a prescription is a felony. Stopping suboxone from a dose of 4 mgs per day or less is easiest. ...Read more

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For what length of time do Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) withdrawal symptoms last?

For what length of time do Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) withdrawal symptoms last?

Wean off: Wean off vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) by 10 mg every third day until the dose goes down the lowest (20mg?). This will prevent the withdrawal. ...Read more

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How long does it take to wear off the withdrawal symptoms of zoloft (sertraline)?

How long does it take to wear off the withdrawal symptoms of zoloft (sertraline)?

DEPENDS ON SYMPTOM: In an otherwise healthy patient, whose dose has been gradually reduced prior to discontinuing, symptoms are usually mild and "self-limiting". Two to four weeks is common. Symptoms which were relieved with the zoloft (sertraline) may rebound on discontinuation and are not the same as the withdrawal symptoms. Patients differ. ...Read more

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How long do the effects of Xanax (alprazolam) last?

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How long do the effects of Xanax (alprazolam) last?

Xanax (alprazolam) vs Xanax (alprazolam) XR: Xanax (alprazolam) is a short-acting benzodiazepine w/half-life of 11+hrs in most adults, 16+hrs in elderly & ~20hrs in those w/alcoholic liver disease (https://online.epocrates.com/noFrame/showPage?method=drugs&MonographId=1414). The extended release formulation has half-life of 10-16hrs (https://online.epocrates.com/noFrame/showPage?method=drugs&MonographId=3381&ActiveSectionId=7). ...Read more

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How long does it typically take for the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal to abate?

How long does it typically take for the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal to abate?

5-7 days: Acute alcohol withdrawal symptoms subside within 5-7 days. However, the prolonged past acute withdrawal symptoms lasts for several weeks and months and the leading cause of relapse. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of coming off of prozac (fluoxetine)? How long do they last?

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What are the side effects of coming off of prozac (fluoxetine)? How long do they last?

Prozac (fluoxetine): Prozac (fluoxetine) has long half-life, but some withdrawal can still occur within 3-7 days of discontinuing the medication. Can last average of 1 week. Refer to my previous answer on Prozac (fluoxetine) Discontinuation. ...Read more

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How long do the effects of neurontin(800mg) last?

How long do the effects of neurontin(800mg) last?

The half life ...: of neurontin, (gabapentin) or the time it takes for half of the drug to lose its pharmacologic activity, is 5-7 hours. So at about 6 hours, 400 mg of activity remans; after another 6 hours, 200 mg of activity remains. After 24 hours, less than 50 mg..one sixteenth of the original dose..may be still active in the body. Likely no one would experience any effects from this. Short answer: "all" gone in 24 hours. ...Read more

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How long do the effects last of 1mg xanax (alprazolam)?

Xanax (alprazolam) is : An anxiety-relieving medicine that starts to work within about an hour after ingestion the pill. It has a long half life, 11.5 h. It may stay in your body up to 44 hours. Rec.: if concerned, contact your doctor as soon as possible and express your problem. ...Read more

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Withdrawal Symptoms (Definition)

Withdrawal symptoms are physical or psychological sx's which can occur when a person ceases to use a substance that they are addicted to. Possible examples might include: nausea, vomiting, anxiety, insomnia, ...Read more


Effexor (Definition)

Venlafaxine is a non-tricyclic which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more