A client has been taking daily doses of Paroxetine for 6 months and has asked for an information with the nurse about going off the medication. What should the nurse emphasize in the information session?

Urge the client to continue taking the medication until he consults a psychotherapist

Advise the patient of probable weight gain after going off the medication

Taper the medication to avoid discontinuation syndrome

Stop taking the medication immediately, increase physical activity level for 2-3 weeks to counteract side effects

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