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Dupixent does not cause physical dependence, so it does not cause withdrawal symptoms. However, patients with asthma who also have eczema should not stop or change their asthma treatments without first consulting with their doctors.

Furthermore, consumers should not stop using corticosteroids abruptly when they first start using Dupixent, as doing so may cause withdrawal symptoms associated with corticosteroid use. The withdrawal symptoms of corticosteroids – not Dupixent – include:

  • Vomiting
  • Anorexia
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Muscle pain
  • Lethargy
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weakness
  • Positional hypotension, which is low blood pressure that gets worse when the person stands up

How Long Do Dupixent Withdrawal Symptoms Last?

Dupixent does not cause withdrawal symptoms.

Withdrawal Symptoms

There are no known withdrawal symptoms associated with Dupixent.


Since Dupixent does not cause withdrawal symptoms, no segment of the population is at a higher risk of withdrawal after stopping this medication.

Treatment Options

Because there are no withdrawal symptoms with Dupixent, patients can stop using the drug upon the recommendation of their doctor.

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