Disorders and Treatment
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Generally, following the rules I wrote about last week on how to stop antidepressants while minimizing withdrawal work, and most people can successfully withdraw from antidepressants with few side effects.
Unfortunately, some antidepressants are not so easy to get off of no matter what you do. Some antidepressants:
Any antidepressant can feel impossible to withdraw from, but the antidepressants people have most trouble withdrawing from are:
But by far, venlafaxine and desvenlafaxine (Effexor and Pristiq) are the ones I hear about. In my opinion, these two drugs are a nightmare to come off of for most people. ^ (I’m not saying everyone has trouble with these antidepressants, just that many do.)
Here are tips on how to get off of horrible~ drugs like venlafaxine (Effexor) and desvenlafaxine (Pristiq).
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