Antidepressant withdrawals are real and patients know it. Experts are now acknowledging this and warning against prolonged intake of antidepressants.
Based on existing guidelines, most people should be able to withdraw from the drugs after four weeks, but withdrawal symptoms can last much longer and can be more severe for some patients, especially those who have been taking antidepressants pills for a long time.
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence in the UK is currently gathering more evidence to update its guidelines to reflect the range of symptoms that patients experience when coming off medication for depression.
Severe Symptoms Of Withdrawal
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