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@sears

Tapering off these meds is not a race. Take as much time as you need. And more importantly find a doctor that will work with you on an extremely slow taper. These docs hand these antidepressants out like candy and are clueless when one desires to taper. The majority want patients to taper waaaaay to fast. They want to get us out of their hair. They don’t care about the misery you’ll go through for many many months to years with a hastily done taper. This applies to Benzos also. Good luck.🙏

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@karathine99
@sears makes a valid point regarding how freely the Antidepressants are prescribed. I'm sure if physicians prescribed them by meeting the necessary criteria there wouldn't be near the amount there are. Sadly responsibility is at least in my opinion lacking in many doctors.
Health & happiness,
Jake