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NICE revises antidepressant guidance to warn of 'severe' withdrawal symptoms

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I don't come across 'severe withdrawal' in anything but a very small atypical and vocal minority of patients in clinical practice. I don't find this helpful. Pressure groups and online forums should not be informing NICE guidance. It's just the world we live in..those who shout loudest get their way. Opiates give 'severe withdrawal symptoms' - SSRIs commonly do not

Posted date

17 Oct 2019

Posted time

1:21pm

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