Advice please...weaning of tablets.

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I’ve been on 10mg since January and I know I’ll get mixed reviews here as to why I would want to stop taking them. However I’m now in a great place(yes probably due to the tablets) and I’m in the right frame of mind to want to start coming of them. I have also done a CBT course so I’ve learnt a lot of coping methods along the way. I just want people’s  advice as to how to come off the tablets, doctor has told me to do 5mg for 2 weeks then after take it every other day and so on. I’m just wondering if that is too quick to drop after 2 weeks. Any advice or experiences would be massively appreciated. X

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    What is the name of the antidepressants??

    Did you had any sidde effects?

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      I was on Velantafaxine 75mg for 7 weeks and the changed to Escitalopram (lexapro) 10mg and i haved experienced all the scariest sidde effects ever for my anxiaty and depersonalization
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      Is that due to the change or because your on a way lower dose? I’m sorry to hear the side affects have been awful for you. 
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      I really dont now i am thinking of going off the antidepressants it seems like they are making me feel worse and not working for me
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    Hey Nicky! I came off mine all together without weaning off the meds however I had only been taking them for almost three weeks. Hope you’re well x
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      Hi belle, how do you feel after coming off them, I know you struggled at the beginning. Do you feel overall better? X
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