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wanttobefree: Seroquel / quetiapine and Remeron / mirtazapine


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Hi there. I have been withdrawing from 800mg of seroquel for about three years now. I am down to 6.25mg. I also want to withdraw from mirtazipine 45mg. I don’t know a lot about how to withdraw from mirtazipine but I know that every other time I have tried to get off antidepressants the withdrawals have been pure hell on Earth. I will be wise this time. I don’t care if it takes me a few years. I will get off this medication. I was put on antidepressants and seroquel when I was 25. I am now 40. I’ve had enough of these medications. They did not help me and I feel they robbed me of my best years of life. I was diagnosed with anxiety disorders. Not schizophrenia. Thanks for reading. 

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Hi wanttobefree and welcome to SA,


We need to know more about your drug history.  Please create your drug signature.  We need details of ALL drugs.  For the last 2 years we need details (drug name, dose, date when you changed the dose, decrease/increase) and for anything older just a summary.


Q:  How are you measuring your dose of seroquel?


Once we have more information we will be better able to offer suggestions.


This is your own Introduction topic which is the place to ask questions about your own situation and where you can journal your progress.


MISSION ACCOMPLISHED:  (6 year taper)      0mg Pristiq  on 13th November 2021

ADs since ~1992:  25+ years - 1 unknown, Prozac (muscle weakness), Zoloft; citalopram (pooped out) CTed (very sick for 2.5 wks a few months after); Pristiq:  50mg 2012, 100mg beg 2013 (Serotonin Toxicity)  Tapering from Oct 2015 - 13 Nov 2021   LAST DOSE 0.0025mg

Post 0 updates start here    My tapering program     My Intro (goes to tapering graph)

 VIDEO:   Antidepressant Withdrawal Syndrome and its Management

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  • ChessieCat changed the title to wanttobefree: Seroquel / quetiapine and Remeron / mirtazapine

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