What should I expect from my MD about psych drug withdrawal symptoms?

Sound advice on withdrawal from antidepressants.

Everything Matters: Beyond Meds

Editor’s note: This article was written about antidepressants in particular, but similar scenarios happen with every class of psychiatric drug when people are in the process of withdrawal. That is, for example, that withdrawal is often called relapse which leads to multiple other prescriptions to mitigate symptoms. It’s a good idea to be aware of these situations because we see them played out again and again among folks on the withdrawal boards for all the psych drugs. If you are unable to find a knowledgable doctor it’s important to get some support from online sources from folks who have seen thousands coming off drugs. Links to additional resources for information are at the end of this article. 

By Alto Strata

and doctors often don't know how to help people get off and doctor’s don’t know how to help people get off

Doctors are unaware of how bad withdrawal syndromes can be. Doctors who understand psychiatric drug withdrawal syndromes are few and far…

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