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2 years ago
I am taking escitalropram tablets twice daily of 10 mg in the afternoon and night i was suffering from stomach problems and anxiety with panic which is treated now and my doctor has reduced my dose since few days to 5mg in the afternoon and 10 mg at night and i have no trouble after reducing the dose since 2 days i am just 26 years old and also exercise daily at gym i feel i am back to normal and have become mentally strong like before i never had any problems before except stomach problem for which i was prescribed this medicine now i cannot wait more plz tell if i stop medicine in 1 week can it cause any withdrawal symptoms I really want to quit this medicine bcoz I don't feel like myself i am ready to face stomach problems but I don't this medicine anymore i never wanted to take it but doctor forced me and he made me scared plz help me get off this medicine i was also prescribed clonopazam along with this tablet which was stopped after a month and I didn't face any withdrawal symptoms of it
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Dr. Varun Mehta
Psychiatrist
2 years ago
Dear PATIENT would need to consult your doctor and explain the reasons you want to discontinue it
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