Coming off anti depressants and anti pcychotics

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ive been on anti depressants for sixteen years they have differed over the that time the last ones being citralopam ware i was on Forty mg,i decided to come off them as my memory was terrible and was affecting me terribly,i done this by skipping a day then taking half and repeating the process for around a month,i had brain zaps for about a month after i stopped,i then stopped my chlorpromazine (100)mg and my mirtazapine(45)mg because i was told i was dead inside by my partner of 18 years,i stopped them both straight away and went cold turkey,this is now my fith day without them and apart from feeling emotional,i feel ok,has anyone else done this and is there anything else that may come with me doing this.

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    I would go to survivingantidepressants.org if you havnt done so already. 16 years is a long time and within that time the drug has been making some significant changes to your brain. Wds can hit anytime, and you would be extremely lucky to not have any affects from it. Have a look on that site and I am sure you will benefit from it.

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    I stopped mirtazapine cold turkey I was only on 15mg. the only problems I've had in the last 3 weeks was after 6 days of stopping I felt sick for a few days and I'm finding it really hard to sleep but I'm feeling great other than that! I've been taking vitamins b,d,omega 3 and magnesium x

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    the dead inside is the citalopram, im tapering off and my emotions are back, withdrawals dont hit me for 8-12 weeks!

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