May 29, 2020 at 4:11 pm

SSRI Rebound Symptoms & Akathisia

Researchers spotlight “rebound” symptoms, many of which are the same symptoms associated with prescription-drug-induced akathisia:
“Rebound with SSRIs entails worsening anxiety, insomnia, agitation, obsessions and compulsions, with peak onset between 36 and 96 hours. The timeframe for rebound relates to the duration of drug action (ie, half-life) and can last up to 6 weeks.”

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