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Other Information About Antidepressants

  • These medications may take a couple of weeks to work.
  • A two-week break may be needed after finishing one medication and starting another one.
  • A child should never stop taking antidepressants suddenly. Your child's doctor will help you wean the child off of the medication slowly. This will help prevent dizziness and other side effects.

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