Coming off sertraline and side affects

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Hi I've been off sertraline for a few weeks now and I've come out with a rash on my latts /sides and belly , was wondering if any one exeprecied this when coming off sertraline ? Felt abit itchy when tapering off to ! 

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    I came off 200mg of sertraline and had a big red rash and dry skin on my hands it calms and flares back up on occasions even now 4 months later 
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      My doctors were useless and told me nothing stopped me at 200mg and put me onto 20mg of Mirtazapine long story short 4months later i am in hell. Taper slow and as slow as possible. 
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      Mirtazapine sounds familiar. I'm down to 50mg a day now and the itching has calmed somewhat. I plan to get down to 25mg in about 2 weeks then I'll do 25mg every other day before finally stopping altogether. Watch this space

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      You can do it just do it slowly. If you feel absolutely dreadful just up the dose bk up slightly until you steady back out again. I am now in protracted withdrawals and terrified this is going to last for years 
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    Hi I have also been coming off sertraline for a few weeks now, I was on 150mg and for a week or so I dropped to 100 and for the last couple of weeks I've got down to 75. I can't stop itching!!!! And I'm getting what look like gnat/mosquito bites but there's no way I can be the only one getting bitten at home and at work. My skin on my face is awful too, I've never suffered with acne or any other spots but now they are popping up a few a day!! How are your moods?? I don't feel like me, I'm thinking about things differently and also my temper flares very easily too. I hope this is just withdrawal and it will go

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