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How long does Lexapro (escitalopram) withdrawls last.I was on them 4 years.I am now down to 5mg. Thanks?

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Dr. Anthony Vertino
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In brief: Rule of thumb

The time it takes to start a medication and reach therapeutic levels is often the time it takes to wean off the medicine.
So 4 to 6 weeks in general.

In brief: Rule of thumb

The time it takes to start a medication and reach therapeutic levels is often the time it takes to wean off the medicine.
So 4 to 6 weeks in general.
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