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Social phobia, tension problems, advised xetcr 25. Should I take this medicine life long?

hello.......m 24yrs old.......i had social phobia since from childhood. i was prescribed to take paxidep cr 37.5..i had also phsycho therapy sessions for long i am recovered and gain much confidence..... after than i stopped talking medicines.....after 2yrs i was facing tension psychiatrist suggested me xetcr i am taking after my breakfast.......i want to know do i have to take my medicines whole life
Asked On : Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic Public Forum

Duration of treatment is a complex decision. It depend on many medicine, side effects, life circumstance, patient and illness related factors.

It is better to not stop medicine without your doctor advice.

I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Wish you Good Health.

Dr. Ashish Mittal
Answered: Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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