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Major Depressive Disorder

Posted on Thu, 23 Jun 2022
Follow up: Dr. Vaishalee Punj (1 minute later)
Till when these medicines goes on generally
Answered by Dr. Vaishalee Punj (27 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Long term

Detailed Answer:
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It varies from one person to another. Some are able to overcome their symptoms with lifestyle measures like regular meditation and yoga, stress relief measures, alternative medicines, etc. They may reduce the dose or discontinue medicine as suggested by their doctor.
Others take these medicines for long time depending on the side effects tolerability of the person.

Hope this helps. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Dr Vaishalee Punj
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Major Depressive Disorder

Till when these medicines goes on generally