Do not stop taking an antidepressant without medical supervision.
Complications occur on starting, stopping and with irregular dosing. Withdrawal can start up to four weeks after stopping the drug and can go on for three months. Complications include agitation, mania, psychosis and self harm and suicide and violence and homicide.
SSRIs (the Accused)
PhD, MB BS DPM FRANZCP
School of Rural Health, Albury NSW
Forensic Psychiatrist. Woollahra Sydney