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Giving up escitalopram.

(10 Posts)
Loveleopardprint Tue 30-Jul-13 19:21:17

Have been off it for a week. I was on 10mg per day for about three years. Wondered if the way I am feeling is normal? Feel nauseous, very tired and have a headache. Will this pass? Need a bit of encouragement I guess.

Loveleopardprint Tue 30-Jul-13 21:20:16

Bumpety bumpwink

HoopHopes Tue 30-Jul-13 21:50:08

I have found ending ad's like that in general. In fact last time I ended my dh gave me empty capsules for a week which I never knew about and I was ok with that so for me I wonder if some of it was psychological! Hope you ok soon.

Loveleopardprint Tue 30-Jul-13 23:28:04

Thanks for replying. I am hoping that after two weeks I will be through the worst. DH being supportive and on holiday from school so at least not got little creatures to deal with.

HoopHopes Wed 31-Jul-13 14:50:45

That should help!!

Openyourheart Thu 01-Aug-13 00:20:46

You are not supposed to stop taking them suddenly. You will feel terrible. You should go to your doctor to discuss this!

Loveleopardprint Thu 01-Aug-13 08:47:12

My doctor told me I could just stop as it was such a low dose. Feeling a bit better today. Not quite so nauseous.

Openyourheart Thu 01-Aug-13 19:28:00

Your doctor is wrong then but if you are over your cold turkey then great.

Openyourheart Thu 01-Aug-13 19:28:26

It is not the lowest dose, by the way. 5mg is.

Loveleopardprint Thu 01-Aug-13 20:05:08

Do you think that by 9/10 days I should be nearly there?

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