It's generally not a good idea to quit any SSRI <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cold</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>turkey</span>
, because the withdrawal
symptoms can be really severe. I had a period of time last year when I was citalopram
(Celexa) 20mg and my prescription ran out, and I was unable to get it refilled because of insurance issues. I had the lightheadedness, the dizzniess, the nausea, brain zaps, and the worst mood swings ever. It lasted for 10 days, and probably would have gone longer if I hadn't gotten a new prescription at that time.