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I stopped taking this medication over one week ago. Since then, I have had a sinus infection, vomiting, dirrehea, extreme anger and a little mania. I was taking 100mg I am afraid to get back on it because I finally can feel emotions again. I was diagnosed with post postpartum depression after the birth of my second child. Can all these side effects be related to stopping the drug? Any suggestions?
Some of those symptoms could be fromt he withdrawal, particularly the anger and mania, but it's hard to be more specific without know how long you were on the medication and how you stopped. You should have stopped over a three week period of weaning, but if you didn't , then the symptoms are much more severe. What you can do is go back on a small dose, the smallest possible that might reverse the symptoms, then wean yourself off gradually.
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