I had to stay home for three days for this Depakote withdrawal nightmare. I've never missed work for BP stuff before. FINALLY got a call back from my pdoc- she said to just go back on the full dose I just spent the last two and half freaking hellish weeks going off of. After talking to my husband I decided to wait it out through the weekend and see if my headaches, anxiety and depersonalization get better before going back on the Depakote and then later having to go through this nightmare again. I hope this is the right decision. I am very lucky to have an understanding boss, although I am sure this will change the way I am viewed in the office. Has anyone experienced severe withdrawal from a medication and gotten through it (even if it isn't Depakote? Should I just go back on?
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