I've been gradually coming off my medication this week. More specifically it is citalopram (anti-depressants). I have recently felt quite down and a bit irritable at times. I was wondering how long this would last for?
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- 23-07-2016 00:08
It depends on how long it takes for the medication to get out of your system, really, and I am not sure how long citalopram takes.
- 23-07-2016 00:14
So how long have you been feeling this way for?
It sounds as though your post rests on the assumption that how you feel is caused by coming off citalopram. I'm a little confused.
Remember that how you're feeling can be influenced by numerous things in your life and not just anything related to medication you're on. It's worth having a think about how long you've been feeling this way and what may be causing it.
Either way, it's best to bring this up with your doctor and you can have a discussion with them.
- 23-07-2016 00:37
You need to be careful when withdrawing from psychotropic medications. It's best done with the assistance of a doctor.