Displaying 47 questions associated with Taper.
I've been taking Zoloft 50mg for about 7 months and I want to stop, I'm anxious because when I first started taking them, I had a lot of really intense suicidal thoughts (felt like I wouldn't be able to control it, like I was going to pick up a knife and just do it). I figure... read more
I'm on Lyrica, 75mg 3x a day. I'm tapering off 25mg at a time. Right now, I'm taking 75mg in the morning, 50mg early afternoon, and 75mg at night. How should I progress? Take one of the 75mg doses down to 50mg also.. Or take the 50mg down to 25mg? The doctor spreader the doses out... read more
Can I safely go from 5mg three times a day to 2.5mg three times a day to start taper off Valium. Will I suffer any side effects?
I am currently prescribed 200mg/day of tramadol and trying to slowly taper off to reduce withdrawal symptoms. I have seen there is a seizure risk when mixing adderall and tramadol, but I wanted to know if that risk is essentially eliminated if I am taking the adderall in the morning (10-20mg at... read more
I have been on Lexapro for over 15 years and I feel it is no longer helping me at all with my Anxiety and Depression. How should I cross taper this. I already started on Effexor at 37.5 mg and I am going to double that starting tomorrow. I am doing this while still on 20 mg of Lexapro.Should I... read more
I was on 50 mg of prednisone for 6 months for a kidney disease called Minimal Change Disease. I started the taper in late July and slowly came down the dose over another 5 months to complete the regimen. I had Cushings while on prednisone, but it pretty much disappeared by the time I completely... read more
I want to taper down with this drug, and all I have at home is the 15mg strength. Thanks.
Let me preface this by saying, I was never schizophrenic in my life, and I was put on the medication as an adjunct to resistant depression in 2004. The important facts are as follows: I've been taking 5 mg of Abilify since July 17th , was at 7.5 mg for prior two months (May 24 - July 17),... read more
I’ve been off Effexor for a little over 3 months. My doctor had me taper from 150mg, to 75mg, to 37.5mg with only 2 weeks in between each taper. That was probably too fast, my symptoms were really bad. Vertigo, nausea, diarrhea, anxiety, depression, bad stomach pains, vomiting. I’m... read more
I take 2 mg of Xanax XR twice daily and 1 mg XR in the afternoon. I am taking it for maintenance, not to get high. I want to safely stop taking it or at least lower my dose. I know I can't taper off without some kind of drug for detox. If I don't take it in the morning and wait until... read more
I have been taking 0.5mg of ativan as needed (usually once per day) for the last 3 months. I do skip several days sometimes. Will I need to taper off the Ativan to avoid withdrawal? I am scared of the withdrawal symptoms I have read about. I wish I never took this drug!!!
I am a 15-20/day beer drinker and my doctor prescribed Librium. I found that one, 25 mg pill, every 4-6 hours on this first day is not cutting it. Feel like I need more than taper off, for a week.
Hi, I have been taking Zapiz (clonazepam) since last 6 days. My doctor prescribed it for anxiety and insomnia. He prescribed 0.5mg but did not provide guidelines about dosage tapering. I took 0.5mg for 1st three days and reduced the dosage to half for the next 3 days. What should I do next?... read more
If I’ve taken 0.5mg once daily for 3 months. Will I experience withdrawal from suddenly stopping? And if it requires a taper, can someone give me an idea of how to go about doing so?
200mg sertraline, 400 mg Lamictal, and 60 mg of Latuda with very few problems. Four weeks ago I started a taper off clonazepam. I have been on the drug for 10 years daily. 9 years at 1mg daily then increased to 2 during a particularly tough period. My first decrease was by 0.5 mg as instructed by... read more