What exactly happens when you abruptly stop taking prozac all entirely?
- 26 Mar 2014 by puzzlingParadox
- 27 March 2014
Well generally speaking when you stop taking an antidepressant you experience some diarrhea and mild headache and something called "brain zaps" which are nothing more than little sensations in your head that last just a second. Nice thing about Prozac is it has a relatively long half-life so it stays in your system longer and leaves more gradually resulting in less withdrawal symptoms.
The other thing that may happen, and more importantly, the depression and/or anxiety may return. So be aware there is more to ponder than the physical effects.
Why do you want to stop?
- Prozac Information for Consumers
- Prozac Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Prozac (detailed)
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