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Quetiapine withdrawal



New member
Feb 19, 2019
I’ve reduced slowly from 200mgs to 100mgs the last year. It’s taken 3 months to get from 100mgs to 0mgs. Withdrawals have been hell. I’ve had a similar pattern that after few days reducing it hits, flu like, achy, low, tired ect. I’m coming off this drug due to 3 stone weight gain in a year and extreme exhaustion on it. I’ve now been on zero for 10 days and have the above withdrawals but on top of this I feel totally flat, down and don’t want to do anything! Has anyone experienced depression as part of withdrawals? Anyone still on here who can share their experience of the last drop to 0mgs? I’m scared it’s depression!


Well-known member
Jan 27, 2019
Sure can friend. I have stopped my meds frequently thinking I do not need them almost convince my Psych..... I know I was on Klonpine and it kicked the hell out of me when stopped-I had hallucinations extreme anxiety and on and on for over six weeks. I finally had to get back on them and now I have switched to Valium just in case I try to stop again it might not be that bad. But most meds want you to take them forevermore. Stay off them if you can If not just chalk it up and move forward.