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number of days or weeks to stop taking cipralex ?

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What is the ideal number of days or weeks to stop taking cipralex ? I decreased over 3 weeks and stopped but wonder if I still should be on 1/2 dose for next few weeks. I feel like a drug addict who is needing a fix �� any suggestions or comments welcome

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replied September 23rd, 2016
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Three week is enough for tapering and discontinuation.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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