... Are the withdrawal symptoms still the same or are they relieved a bit? I want to be prepared for this as I am just starting to taper off today? I have gained 30+ lbs and my memory is shot. I can't seem to remember anything.. it literally is like it goes in one ear and out the other. I wish my doctor hadn't dismissed these symptoms when I mentioned them to him so I continued to take. Now after reading all of these posts, I am thrilled to see that I am not crazy and that there are so many of you that have the same symptoms and got off this drug