Antidepressants Facts is an extensive archive of information, news articles, research studies, and survivor stories of antidepressants. The site lists links to numerous studies and articles discussing the various adverse effects and withdrawal effects of antidepressants. The Casualties section lists reports of violence and deaths caused by antidepressants and antidepressant withdrawal, including two reports on Paxil withdrawal and one on Effexor withdrawal. In addition, the Lawsuits section lists links to past lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies that manufacture antidepressants, including two lawsuits pertaining to withdrawal.
The site also includes a page on how to properly taper off antidepressants that provides information about different tapering techniques, such as cutting tablets and oral suspensions/liquid preparations.
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