Guide to Stopping Antidepressants

Some of us decide that our time with antidepressants have come to an end. Rxisk.org has created a document that can guide you through the process of coming off SSRI’s.

Document includes:

  • Withdrawal Symptoms
  • How to Withdraw
  • Treatment of Difficult Withdrawal
  • Pregnancy
  • Enduring Withdrawal

RxISK: Making medicines safer for all of us

http://wp.rxisk.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/RxISK-Guide-to-Stopping-Antidepressants.pdf

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About prideinmadness

I'm 25 years old and live in Toronto, Ontario. I refuse to see myself as "sick" and instead focus on how my experience have led me to where I am. I do work and advocacy within mental health, have severe Mad Pride and know that psychiatry needs to change.

Posted on March 20, 2014, in Madness, Mental Health, Stigma/Discrimination and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. im 2 weeks med free now, the withdrawal symptoms thus far have been annoying rather than troublesome

  2. Thanks Prideinmadness, I’d really like to get off of them myself, but every time I try I crash, so we’ll see- maybe if I can get the grief & trauma therapy I really need, & have a supportive enough program & community in place, then I can work with a therapist to taper off of these things. I’m on Cymbalta, & was on Effexor before that . . .

    • I hope it goes well. In the past I just stopped cold turkey but I don’t think I’ll be able to do that this time. Having support during the process is probably really important!

  3. Reblogged this on Pieces of Me.

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