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I want to get off pills. Can I just stop taking my antidepressant and anxiolytic?

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Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

It is not advised to stop without consulting with a doctor to see if you are ready and come up with a weaning schedule.
If you do, you greatly increase your risk of having recurrent problems that can be even more severe.

In brief: No

It is not advised to stop without consulting with a doctor to see if you are ready and come up with a weaning schedule.
If you do, you greatly increase your risk of having recurrent problems that can be even more severe.
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