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Doctor insights on: Withdrawal Symptom Stopping

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Can Pure-O be a withdrawal symptom of stopping Venlafaxine?

Can Pure-O be a withdrawal symptom of stopping Venlafaxine?

It is possible: What you are describing is a form of anxiety manifesting as obsessional ruminations after stopping the medication venlafaxine. Yes, it is possible to experience severe withdrawal in this situation. The best treatment is to restart the medication at a low dose. Of course you will want to discuss this with your doctor. Hope this is helpful. Read more

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Do you always get withdrawal symptoms when stopping use of a drug?

Do you always get withdrawal symptoms when stopping use of a drug?

No: Withdrawal from medications/drugs/substances results from stopping it after you have taken it long enough for your body to acknowledge that it is no longer receiving it. Different drug characteristics cause for a different required amount of time & different time frame when to expect onset and ending of withdrawal. Sporadic use often doesn't result in withdrawal; everyone doesn't withdraw the same. Read more

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Are there withdrawal symptoms when stopping refalen?

Are there withdrawal symptoms when stopping refalen?

Possible, not likely: Relafen (nabumetone) is a non steroidal anti -inflammatory. Stronger than Aspirin and less than cortisone products. It has many side effects. Withdrawal symptoms, meaning a consistent set of issues that arise when the drug is stopped abruptly. Thishas not been reported. However, I have had people describe a return of their original complaints when the drug is halted. This is relapse and not withdrawal. Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms and results of stopping ramipril?

What are the withdrawal symptoms and results of stopping ramipril?

BP increase: Your blood pressure could rise to a dangerous degree, depending on what it was before you started taking the medication. Please discuss any potential changes in medication with your doctor before doing them. Be well. Read more

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I'm having withdrawal symptoms from stopping smoking, what should I do?

I'm having withdrawal symptoms from stopping smoking, what should I do?

Stop: Stop and see a doctor can help you manage the withdraw symptoms and help you find the appropriate medication

a doctor can find the problem and treated it and help you there is now medication that can help Read more

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Can you get withdrawal symptoms from suddenly stopping Klonipin, even if it's only 0.5mg?

Can you get withdrawal symptoms from suddenly stopping Klonipin, even if it's only 0.5mg?

Yes: Clonazepam (Klonopin) is a powerful medication that suppresses certain chemicals in the brain. It is used now mostly for anxiety but was originally developed as an anti-seizure drug.

Stopping clonazepam suddenly can lead to tremors, irritability and seizures.

Reduce the dose slowly and ONLY under the guidance of a physician experienced with benzodiazepines. Read more

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I have been taking. 5 mg of lorazepam for 2 years. Would stopping such a small amount cause withdrawal symptoms?

I have been taking. 5 mg of lorazepam for 2 years. Would stopping such a small amount cause withdrawal symptoms?

Ativan (lorazepam): Although the dose is low, the duration of being on it is long, hence withdrawal is possible. Consult your prescribing doctor for safe gradual taper plan. Read more

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I've always suffered from migraines but since I quit my bc last Friday they've gotten alot worse, daily now. Withdrawal symptoms from stopping my bc?

I've always suffered from migraines but since I quit my bc last Friday they've gotten alot worse, daily now. Withdrawal symptoms from stopping my bc?

Please repost: Please repost and include information on what your migraines were like before you went on bc and how long you were on it/them. Read more

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Are there any withdrawal symptoms after stopping mobic (meloxicam)?

Are there any withdrawal symptoms after stopping mobic (meloxicam)?

No withdrawal: Mobic (meloxicam) is an non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. You can stop Mobic (meloxicam) without tapering. It is not known to cause any withdrawal symptom. Read more

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How long will withdrawal symptoms last after stopping mobic (meloxicam)?

How long will withdrawal symptoms last after stopping mobic (meloxicam)?

SHOULD NOT HAVE ANY: Mobic (meloxicam) is a non- steroidal anti inflammatory agent like Motrin for instance. I do not know why there would be withdrawal. Now the pain and inflammation can return of course. Read more

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What withdrawal symptoms can you have with stopping an SSRI cold turkey?

SSRI Withdrawal: SSRI Medications are for treatment of depression. They have benefits and side effects.
Withdrawal symptoms after stopping an SSRI can be-dizziness, electrical shock sensations diarrhea, anxiety, panic, agitation, insomnia and severe depression.

See Psychiatrist for lack of benefit with SSRI medication, decreasing the dose gradually, then discontinuing Therapy, Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Yoga Read more

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How long will I go through withdrawal symptoms after stopping Lexapro (escitalopram)?

How long will I go through withdrawal symptoms after stopping Lexapro (escitalopram)?

Depends on symptoms: Earlier question souonds like good taper from that class of drugs as sudden withdrawal can cause many symptoms including dizziness and headache. Why you still have a symtpoms depends on making a good diagnosis. It may relate to the med or an underlying problem, so the cause may still be present. Issues weeks later are unlikely to still be from stopping the med unless other meds are involved. Read more

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I've been on celexa 10mg for 20 days now. Would I have withdrawal symptoms if I stopped it? Or how do you stop 10mg? Not stopping on my own. J/w if ido

Talk w MD & do gradu: You should tell ur M.D. of the plan to discontinue. In 3 weeks the anti-depressant effect should just be taking effect & you might not want to lose it and possibly become symptomatic again. If you r discontinuing you may not have any withdrawal symptoms or they could be mild. You can minimize the possibility by taking one pill every other day for a week and then one pill every 3 days for a week Read more

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Why do I get nauseas when I stop taking hydroxyzine; is it a withdrawal symptom?

Why do I get nauseas when I stop taking hydroxyzine; is it a withdrawal symptom?

Atarax (hydroxyzine): Is antihistamine used for anxiety and sometimes to calm irritable bowels. When stop regular use, stomach can be more active and nausea results. Read more

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Will I get any withdrawal symptoms from stopping Zoloft (sertraline) after 3 days?

Will I get any withdrawal symptoms from stopping Zoloft (sertraline) after 3 days?

Doubtful: I have not seen patients show discontinuation symptoms after such a short period on zoloft (sertraline) but it is important to talk with your provider before starting or stopping medications. Read more

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