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There are no reported withdrawal effects for Otezla (apremilast). You should not, however, abruptly stop treatment with Otezla without first consulting with your physician, just as you should not abruptly stop treatment with any prescription drug.

If you feel you need to stop treatment with Otezla or change your dosage, consult with your prescribing physician, who will create a safe plan for you to reduce or cease your Otezla dosage. For more information on Otezla dosage, visit our dosage page.

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