When going off antipsychotics does one need to be tapered or switched to another drug to ensure no withdrawal symptoms? Need to ensure there is noleft
Antipsychotic d/c. To try to get off your antipsychotic you need to do this in conjunction with your prescribing professional and tapered slowly over extended period of time. Also include your loved ones in the process as they may perceive early signs of decompensation. These medications generally take 2-4 wks to get full effect ; same time to see any - signs as u reduce same. Good luck ; please don't do on own.