SurvivingAntidepressants.org is a site for peer support, documentation, and education regarding tapering and withdrawal syndrome from psychiatric drugs, including antidepressants.
Withdrawal syndrome may occur after you stop taking a psychiatric medication and can last weeks, months, or years. While some people may be able to quickly stop taking these medications without serious symptoms, severe withdrawal syndrome can happen to anyone.
Tapering off the medication is the only known way to reduce the risk of withdrawal syndrome.
Don't risk the integrity of your nervous system -- if not in an emergency,
do not suddenly stop taking any psychiatric medication.
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