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How do I taper off 50mg of Zoloft (sertraline) with minimal side effects?

Posted 29 Jun 2017 by Mbennett7605 2 answers

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 ...

Adderall and Tramadol low dose risks?

Posted 6 Apr 2014 by jpete7634 5 answers

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 ...

How to taper Lyrica correctly?

Posted 22 Sep 2017 by jakemje 1 answer

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 ...

How to taper down from 2mg of Klonopin to 1mg in one month?

Posted 20 Oct 2017 by Kflaudi 1 answer

I am 21 years old, 6'1", and 190 lbs and have been taking 1mg of Klonopin twice a day equalling 2mgs daily for about the past 10 months. Today I talked to my doctor about slowly tapering off and instead of perscribing me 1mg twice a day he prescribed .5mg 4 times a day as needed. I am ...

I am trying to switch from 20 mg of Lexapro to Effexor. How Should I cross taper?

Posted 20 Dec 2014 by Themavrik 6 answers

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 ...

Does taking 0.5mg clonazepam for 3 months require a taper?

Posted 5 days ago by Lyntron 2 answers

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?

Benzodiazepine Withdrawal - Looking for help getting off Klonopin permanently I need some advise on?

Posted 21 Nov 2015 by thediamondgirl 3 answers

... how to safely taper off. Drs wont help?? Long story short Drs put me on Klondpin thinking I was having panic attacks 15 years ago. I found out 15 yrs later I have multiple heart issues,, Vaso Vagle, afib, In essence a messed up electrical system. Hence I got a pacemaker and doing fine. Since I ...

How long does it take for 5mg of Lexapro to leave the system completely?

Posted 30 Aug 2018 by Bking0702 1 answer

I've been taking Lexapro for a little over a year. I have started the taper and cut down to 5mg for a while and was wondering how much longer it will be in my system? I stopped taking it on Sunday 26th of August.

I am going to taper off Lexapro. Been taking it 22 years. I didn't know there were withdrawals..

Posted 5 days ago by 22years 1 answer

... for a while after stopping the last dose. But to hang in there. I am currently taking 20mg. I gained 25 - 30 lbs when I started . I am 5'1''. I'm looking for encouragement!! With Gods help! I tried a couple times coming off and went back on.

Numbness After Prednisone Taper?

Posted 9 Mar 2014 by ninjatoth 2 answers

I just wanted to know if extremity numbness is normal when reducing prednisone. I am 33 years old and was prescribed a prednisone taper after a bout with ulcerative colitis. I was started out at 40mg with a 5mg taper every 2 weeks, it's been about 4 months now and I just recently started my ...

Can a 15 mg capsule of temazepam be cut in half?

Posted 22 Mar 2015 by kathryn0718 3 answers

I want to taper down with this drug, and all I have at home is the 15mg strength. Thanks.

Latuda - Is this withdrawal or depression?

Posted 2 Dec 2014 2 answers

I face depression and anxiety. My psych prescribed Latuda and had me taper down Geodon. I been taking Latuda 40 mg ever since. But as I was tapering Geodon, faced some mood changes. So I increased Latuda to 45. But when I completely stopped Geodon, I felt psychomotor retardation. Then psych asked ...

I want to taper down Klonopin. Not off, just down?

Posted 4 days ago by Dizzy_Rooster 1 answer

My neurologist originally had me on 1 mg 3 times a day Monday, Wednesday, and Friday due to my anxiety that I get from a multiple sclerosis shotz And on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday was a half a milligram. Recently he had to up the Klonopin 2 mg on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and 1mg ...

What is the best way to taper from 1mg of lorazepam? I have been on it for 16 months?

Posted 4 Jan 2017 by clong1946 1 answer

I actually started lorazepam to help with a relapse of a toxic fish poisoning called ciguatera which causes itching and pins and needles. I've had ciguatera for 8 years-it affects nerve endings-thus the lorazepam. When I tried to taper myself, I experienced itching, pins and needles, plus some ...

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