I was on prozac for 2 years. I have been off for over a month. First week I had zapping sensations, that went away for a few days then returned.? The sensations are actually getting worse. Has anyone else had this happen??
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Prozac is a SSRI. Unfortunately SSRIs are well-known for bad withdrawal symptoms and the longer you take them, the more likely it is to get such symptoms. How long you have them depends also on the durability of the medicamentous therapy.
My experience: I was on Zoloft for over a year and then I took Cipralex for a half year. My withdrawal symptoms began after one week and they ended two weeks later.
For further information, check this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ssri_discontinuation_...