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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 ...

Starting a six month taper off lorazepam?

Posted 12 hours ago 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 Advice on How to Taper Off Valium?

Posted 13 days ago 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 5 days ago 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 11 days ago 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.

I am 14 days off Klonopin?

Posted 31 Jan 2017 by lisafc2000 0 answers

I have been off Klonopin for 14 days today after a fast taper. (I moved and had no doctor or insurance ). I went from 1 mg/ day to .5 for a week then ran out. My question is Am I out of the woods for a seizure? I got bad panic attacks on day 10 and my anxiety is bad as well as the normal w/day ...

I have been on 10 mg citalopram for under a month. It has made me worse and I want to taper off?

Posted 31 Dec 2016 by Pancakes1 1 answer

I took a 10mg dose citalopram for about 2.5 weeks and it was hell. I had terrible anxiety (especially in the morning), insomnia, and really dark thoughts and nightmares. I also had denationalization, but I think that was out of balance hormones. I actually started tapering off 5 days ago. I did ...

I've been on bupropion 100 mg twice daily- just quit heavy drinking, worried about seziures? Help!?

Posted 3 Jan 2017 by BeccaV91 1 answer

I've been a heavy drinker, daily, off and on for a few years. I know alcohol doesn't mix with bupropion for risk of seizures. I tried to taper off like people suggested, because I read that suddenly quitting can also result in seizures. I have no problems with not drinking at all, but my ...

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 ...

15 mg of lortab per day?

Posted 25 Dec 2016 by Lddav 1 answer

I've used 2 tablets for 5-6 years. I'm a 62 yo male whose had heart bypass surgery nearly ten years ago Height 5'7, weight 155. Should I withdraw without a professionals help? I intend to taper off in 3 or 4 days. Any help would be appreciated

Can I go off amiodarone cold turkey? If not, how do I taper off?

Posted 30 Dec 2016 by end13 0 answers

I started having breathing problems a year ago. 1 pulmonary specialist said I had bronchial spasms. My primary doctor sent me to a different one. He said go off of amiodarone immediately. How do I do that

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