Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndromes

  title={Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndromes},
  author={Peter M. Haddad},
  journal={Drug safety},
  volume={24 3},
Discontinuation symptoms are recognised with tricyclic antidepressants, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and miscellaneous antidepressants. A wide variety of symptoms have been described, differing somewhat between antidepressant classes, and several symptom clusters or discontinuation syndromes appear to exist. A common feature is onset within a few days of stopping the antidepressant or, less commonly, reducing the dosage. Discontinuation syndromes… CONTINUE READING


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