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Re: Discontinuing antidepressants after remission SLS

Posted by myco on March 28, 2009, at 16:20:09

In reply to Discontinuing antidepressants after remission, posted by SLS on March 28, 2009, at 15:51:12

How often do you think remission can be maintained after discontinuation? Isn't it typical for symptoms to begin setting back in quickly after a med is withdrawn? Do you think maintainence is a better option? curious.


> I would like to suggest that after achieving and maintaining remission using antidepressants, that the rate of discontinuation of medication be gradual. Several studies have shown that the rate of relapse is higher for those people who discontinue their medication abruptly when compared to those who taper gradually.
> Does anyone have suggestions as to how long to remain on an antidepressant?
> - Scott




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