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Depression - Stalopam 5 and Zapiz 0.25
I had depression & anxiety after Covid lockdown and a doctor prescribed Stalopam 5 and Zapiz 0.25. Problem is doctor is just increasing dosage and continuing for over 4 months. I'm totally fine. Can I reduce dosage gradually and get off medication myself?
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Basically you need to understand that everything appearing fine for now because you are under cover of those medicines. But this doesn't mean in turn that you will be taking those medicines forever. There are some structured ways to taper down and stop the drugs so that it won't affect in other way. As you are on very low doses of those medicines, it won't take much time tapering down those doses. But pls never do it yourself. Let the professional handle this thing.
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No not unless tour doctor recommends because if the course is not completed symptoms might resurface
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Take treatment under consultation with your doctor
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Hi it is good to know that you are feeling better. You are on a lower dose of medication. Research suggests that once you recover from depression medication should be continued for 6 months to avoid a relapse. Learn relaxation and cognitive behavioural therapy techniques.
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learn cognitive behavioural therapy techniques and consult a clinical psychologist
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avoid alcohol and drug misuse. regular price and exercise.
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