Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.
is an anti-depressant medication and it is not advisable to stop it without consulting your doctor. (You have mentioned of a worsening of depressive symptoms after stopping it. If your depressive symptoms are not getting controlled, there are further options in the form of other medication and / or talking therapies. As regards to your possible bipolar disorder
, you need to consult a psychiatrist
for a detailed psychological assessment to ascertain this. If you are found to have a bipolar disorder, then you need to be started on a mood stabilizer
Wish you all the best.
- Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar