I stopped Fluoxetine about 7 weekks ago.... how long do withdrawals last

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Can anyone tell me roughly how long will withdrawals last from antidepressants, as I have been on all different ones for nearly 2 years and none worked for me, just made me loose 2 stone in weight and made me more anxious and depressed... All I felt before AD's was sad after loosing my husband.... Now I feel anxious depressed, no energy, no self-esteem, can't think straight, no conference, didn't feel like this before all AD's..... Just wondering if I will go back to how I was 2 year's ago

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    Hi love , please go to your gp gp for a rewiew ,please don't just stop them!!!!!! X

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    Unfortunately, you can't stop SSRI's cold turkey without withdraws that can not be predicted. Tapering no more than 5% every 2-4 week's is recommend by drug awareness . Org and Ann Blayk-Tracy. I hear this daily with people that cold stop cold turkey. If it has been less than 3 week's, I've heard of people able to reinstate, otherwise unknown how long the withdraws will last. Fluoxetine should be illegal facebook has a group of many people who are currently tapering and many who have already have may be of help and very supportive of what your going through. Awesome your decision getting off of a harmful meditation but it has to be done very slowly I've found out the hard way. Alot of natural suppliments that help with symtoms as well as cognative behavioral therapy. I wish you the best and sorry for what your going through.

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