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Unhappy with your depression medication? You are not alone; this happens to a lot of people.
There are many reasons why you may be unsatisfied with your current prescription and want to try a new one. However, it is extremely important for you to keep taking your current medication until you speak to your doctor.
Reasons to change your depression medicine vary from person to person. Some reasons you may want to change your medication include:
If you stop taking your medication without talking to your doctor about other treatment options, your depression may return or worsen. Additionally, some medications for depression require that you gradually withdraw so that certain side effects do not occur.
Remember, you and your doctor should work together to set up a personalized treatment plan for changing your depression medication.
Source: National Institute of Mental Health
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