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What are the side effects of stopping Lexapro (escitalopram) without weaning?
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Dr. Seth Kunen
Clinical Psychology
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Abrupt discontinuation can cause irritable mood, agitation, dizziness, paresthesias such as electric shock sensations, anxiety, confusion, headache, lethargy, and insomnia.

In brief: See below
Abrupt discontinuation can cause irritable mood, agitation, dizziness, paresthesias such as electric shock sensations, anxiety, confusion, headache, lethargy, and insomnia.
Dr. Seth Kunen
Dr. Seth Kunen
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Lexapro (escitalopram)
Sudden discontinuation can result in electric shock sensations (brain zaps), dizziness, irritability & akathesia (restlessness).

In brief: Lexapro (escitalopram)
Sudden discontinuation can result in electric shock sensations (brain zaps), dizziness, irritability & akathesia (restlessness).
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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