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Adderall and Tramadol low dose risks?

Posted 6 Apr 2014 by jpete7634 3 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 the dosage of Zapiz (clonazapam) 0.5mg and discontinue its use safely?

Posted 24 Apr 2017 by Ahappygirl4u 2 answers

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? ...

Ativan .5 mg for 4 weeks want off help please!?

Posted 1 May 2017 by Kokin227 1 answer

I took ativan .5 mg for 4 weeks for Insomania. I think I have builded tolerance as I get loud palpitation and is not helping me sleep anymore, had an anxiety episode last week. How can i taper off or can I do a cross over with Valium?

Beginning of starting Trintillex (Brintellex)?

Posted 17 days ago by nkh612 0 answers

Hi all, I had posted here previously, as I was tapering off of Zoloft 175 mg to 100 mg. As if that wasnt challenging enough my Doc just said dont even wait a week till you taper off Zoloft, start Trintellex (Brintellex) 5 mg for one week and then increase to 10 mg the second week. 5/5: I am ...

I started Nexplanon in April of 2015 for endometriosis pain management. The symptoms of my Endo?

Posted 23 Apr 2017 by Sareena26 2 answers

... started to come back after 2 years. My doctor stated that the meds it releases start to taper off the 3rd year so he suggested getting a new one put in. I had it reimplanted this past February. I am now on my first period since it got reimplanted and I am miserable. I have spent the last 5 days ...

Norco 10/325 tapering off?

Posted 12 Apr 2017 by Daybedog2 0 answers

How do I start to taper off Norco 10/325 without withdrawals? I take up to 5 per day.

Starting a six month taper off lorazepam?

Posted 28 Mar 2017 by chadaaron75 1 answer

From 3+ mg a day. Just went down to 2.75 and plan on cutting 10 percent every two weeks. Notice tiredness and a lull of depression but feeling better in a lot of ways. Anyone else had success? I've been on lorazepam for 7 years. Got the dizzy spells and bad agoraphobia esp in grocery stores ...

Need help with Taper... I have done so well but need help?

Posted 30 Mar 2017 by Encourage1227 0 answers

I was prescribed vicodin for neck injury. I was taking 8 - 10 10/325 a day. I want to stop taking it. I have gone from 8-10 to 4 and now to 2 1/4 in a month. I am struggling at this point. I take 5mg 7am 5mg 11am 7.5 at 3 pm and 5mg at 7pm. I have done this for 10 days now. I am anxious and have ...

Need Advice on How to Taper Off Valium?

Posted 15 Mar 2017 by Saftgreen 1 answer

Started in 2001 with 5mg daily for severe vertigo. The vertigo problems abated by 2003, but by 2016 I was still taking the drug. I decided last July to taper off and get clean on my own. I cut down to 2.5 daily instantly for 6 months. In January reduced down to 1.25. All that time increasingly ...

If I taper down to half mg every other day, will I still go through wd?

Posted 23 Mar 2017 by Donnie213 0 answers

I was down to 1mg a day and jumped off. It's day 5 and I've had no sleep for 4 nights. I'm taking 200mg gabapentin a day to help, but it's not. I have kids and a full time job. I can deal with the soreness and fatigue. The sleep is what is really hurting me. Advice!!!

Contrave - I have been retaining water like crazy?

Posted 17 Mar 2017 by hbugz 0 answers

Since starting contrive about a month and a half ago(doctor had me taper up my dose starting with one pill in the morning and working up to the full dose), I have been steadily retaining more and more water. To the point where some days I'm 5 pounds heavier just form water weight. I've ...

Can someone tell me why only certain doctors are making us patients taper off the hydromorphone?

Posted 7 Mar 2017 by Save us 0 answers

It seems that London, Ontario doctors (Canada) are all in a panic talking about being audited to see how much hydromorphone they are prescribing to their patients especially people who are on higher does? What's going on?

Klonopin - I just began a taper from clonazepam 2mg to 1.5mg after a month on the drug. Previously?

Posted 9 Feb 2017 by BigRob70 1 answer

... I was taking 1mg Ativan PRN while trying to find the right antidepressant.l I am now taking 125 mg Effexor XR. My question is when I begin the taper (I'm three days into it) is it common for withdrawal symptoms to occur or is it the return of my anxiety? If its withdrawal does it smooth ...

Can prednisone cause facial burning and rash? Just started a taper 60mg-10mg in 6 days. It's a?

Posted 4 Feb 2017 by charspada 0 answers

... weekend, and I'm not sure if it is safe to continue taking the drug. I'm taking this with Ceftin for a sinus infection and age 69.

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