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25 Nov 2004

Want 2 stop Cipralex
Hi CS

I've completed my 2nd month on Cipralex (only took sleeping tabs for 20 days). On Monday I took the last one and decided not to go get again coz i've been feeling real good lately. I have also NEVER in my life been on any ad.

This morning i'm feeling a bit down - for no reason coz everything in my life is actually okay and really good ?

Is this coz I stopped taking the Cipralex or is it just coz I know I'm not on it anymore?
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Mood varies, in us normal people, like you and me. Well, me, anyway ! : }
But 2 months is early to stop ANY antidepressant --- the chemistry of depression lasts 6 to 9 months, and so it's wisest to continue the antidepressant for a similar period, to be sure the fire is out before stopping. Paul and Eugene are absolutely right. So the chemicals were marvellously sable for many years, and now they're not.
Hey, accept it. SOme folks develop diabetes later in life, and save their lives with insulin, rather than saying "Hey, I didn[t need it for the first 30 years, wnhy should I take it now ?"
En wat nou, ultimately luister jy na blackbird as jy nou reg is ?
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