- August 26, 2010 at 2:13 am
I did not go on an anti depressant during my year of interferon, but I had terrible mood swings in the weeks after stopping it. I was almost feeling bipolar. Up one minute down the next. It got better after about a month. I did some research on it and it isn't uncommon to have these symptoms when on or stopping interferon. I agree with everyone also about the depression that comes with finishing active treatment. I finished in March and really am just now feeling like life is good. I felt very helpless at first not doing anything to fight it anymore.
Good Luck to you and your wife. Finishing the year of interferon is a huge accomplishment.
Amy S. in Michigan