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Hi, I have been on 2 Deanxit per day since June 09. I recently

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I have been on 2 Deanxit per day since June 09. I recently got pregnant and so I immediately quit taking Deanxit. Are there any side effects? withdrawal symptoms? If yes, what are they and for how long do they last?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Kaushik replied 6 years ago.

Hi there ,


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Well, it is always advised to gradually taper Deanxit , before stopping it , as abrupt stoppage of this drug can lead to withdrawal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, sweating, pins and needles sensations, difficulty sleeping, restlessness, anxiety or tremor , although it is not necessary that these withdrawal symptoms always have to take place on abrupt stoppage.


However , these Withdrawal symptoms are temporary and in approximately 2-3 weeks subside on their own .


So, now that you have stopped taking deanxit , and as of now you have not experienced any withdrawal symptom , so you shall continue like this ,more likely you may not develop any withdrawal sympotms and even if in a few days you do develop side effects due to withdrawal , they wil subside on their own in a 2-3 weeks , and you shall take symptomatic treatment for the symptoms from your family doctor to make the withdrawal phase tolerable to pass .


I hope this helps.


I wish you all the best...


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