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eyeoftheestorm posted:
I Was just pull off of my anxiety medication , pending a phyc evaluation ! I have refused the evaluation . I have at the same time been pulled off my ADHD medicine . What the hell is going on ???
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Patricia Farrell, PhD responded:
I think whoever did this owes you an explanation. Was it because there was a medical problem arising from its use or did they feel it was not needed or that you were abusing the meds? Ask for an explanation.

Removing someone suddenly from meds can have unexpected consequences and "cold turkey" isn't the way to go. I'm not an MD, but I do know a bit about meds and the problems that can result from suddenly stopping them.


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