Antidepressant discontinuation syndrome - *Note: This is a post from my older (free) blog at Write It (though I had to remove it from that blog in order to post it here). Antidepressant discontinuation syndrome is a condition that can occur following the interruption, dose reduction, or discontinuation of antidepressant drugs.
Blogorrhea The Curse of Akathisia I made some changes to the article to update it and make it more relevant to this blog. Anyone who’s ever had to withdraw from an SSRI can tell you it isn’t easy. Hodge 1959 said that akathisia "may appear like an anxiety state. in. One 10mg dose of Lexapro left me with permanent brain damage.
Lexapro and Norepinephrine? Psycho-Babble I will state my question up front then give background so you don't have to read the background if you don't want to. Marianco says, "Excessively increasing serotonin levels, however, will reduce dopamine production from dopamine neurons. Does Lexapro indirectly increase norepinephrine. of dopamine and increase in norepinephrine creates a side effect ed akathisia.