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Compiling a multidisciplinary, practical guide for antidepressant tapering in the netherlands
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Poster
- By: LUINENBURG, Jeltje (Royal Dutch Pharmacists Association (KNMP), Medicines Information Centre)
- Co-author(s): Jeltje J. Luinenburg
Annemieke Horikx: Medicines Information Centre, Royal Dutch Pharmacists Association (KNMP), Den Haag, Netherlands
Hilde Jelsma: Medicines Information Centre, Royal Dutch Pharmacists Association (KNMP), Den Haag, Netherlands
BackgroundIt is well known that sudden discontinuation of antidepressants can cause, sometimes severe, withdrawal symptoms. However, there was no practical guide yet on how to taper these drugs with as few symptoms as possible for the patient. We received lots of questions from pharmacists and doctors about this.
We started with a guide for the.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 13 May 2019