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Experience:  Medical director at San Miguel Medical Clinic
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What are the withdraws if you stop taking it because I

Customer Question

What are the withdraws if you stop taking it because I stopped and I feel like crap body aching all over feel bloated all the time and crabby
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Not yet can't go until nov 8th vitamins and stopped taking the lexapro
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No not really parents have diabetes and my mom passed away 10 years ago
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 5 months ago.

Hello this is Dr. Salama MD,

What dose of Lexapro were u taking?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
20 mg
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No just give me your opinion
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 5 months ago.

I would recommend cutting the dose by 5mg each week.

Week 1: 15mg

Week 2: 10mg

Week 3: 5mg

Week 4: none

Let me know if you have any other questions.

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Thank you!

Expert:  Michael Salama replied 5 months ago.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

If not, please don't forget to leave a rating, thanks!