How To Discontinue Medication

How To Discontinue Medication

When medications have assisted a patient through an emotional crisis or resolved a chronic mood disorder and the patient has demonstrated stability for a reasonable period of time, a consultation will be in order to discuss discontinuing medication. We first want to see how they do when we taper back to a lower dose. In fact, with some of our patients who are in a hurry to get off their meds, we may periodically experiment with a lower dose to...

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