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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 ...

Xanax withdrawal taper safest way?

Posted 9 days ago by D050 3 answers

I recently had a medical family problem, so my GP gave me xanax xr .5mg for nights, and xanax immediate release .5mg for days. I have been using them for 2 weeks, but only 1 mg of the daily use. How do I taper off?

Keppra - Why am I prescribed this drug for a benzo taper. The taper is being done very slow?

Posted 7 days ago by JLHCAPC 1 answer

I was prescribed this medication while I'm going thru a benzo taper. I've never had a seizure in my life. My doctor told me to take it if I felt irritated or have insomnia. Reading all the reviews about it scares me. I'm not sure why he prescribed me this drug being I've never ...

Do you need to taper off Klonopin if only taken a couple of times?

Posted 12 days ago by travelling1 2 answers

Hello, I had an old prescription of .5mg klonopin that I decided to use for intense flight anxiety. During my first flight I took two .5mg tablets. The next day, I again took two .5mg tablets. I know that physiological dependence can occur quickly with this medication. Do I need to taper down, or ...

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 ...

Taper plan for Ultram. cannot break to the smallest. can I dissolve it in water and then split?

Posted 19 days ago by Bashah 1 answer

I successfully tapered off Vicodin without a single withdrawal symptom. I feel the main reason was to reduce/break the pill as small as possible. when I could not break it further I diluted it into water and then split water into small portions. My question: Can I dissolve Ultram the same way in ...

How to get off Wellbutrin and what drug to replace it with?

Posted 18 days ago by gem511 0 answers

I am currently on Wellbutrin 450mg a day. At first the drug was really effective but now not so much. I recently told my doctor I want off so I tried to taper down to 300mg. Within 2-3 weeks I was absolutely miserable and depressed, doctor told me to stay on Wellbutrin. I get these zoning out ...

Will I have withdrawal symptoms from taking 0.5mg of Ativan a day for three months? Sometimes 1mg?

Posted 18 Jun 2017 by Ess44 2 answers

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!!!

Can someone please help me? I'm trying to stop/taper off tramadol after a little over 6 years. I?

Posted 15 Jun 2017 by Exhausted6years 3 answers

... have been through many pain meds due to ehlers danlos syndrome but I am having a horrible time and need anyone to talk too. In the past 6 years I started on tramadol 300mg daily max had to go all the way up to taking OxyContin Xr, Percocet, Valium and gabapentin. All together for about 6 ...

How long can you get the Vivitrol shot for?

Posted 26 Jun 2017 by MeaMarie182 0 answers

I've been on it for a year now and I'm ready to stop further injections. But I wasn't informed on how long you have to stay on Vivitrol or if you have to taper off? Any advice? I'd really appreciate it,

How do I taper off Seroquel after one week?

Posted 22 Jun 2017 by ihateseroquel 0 answers

I have been on Seroquel XR 50mg for 6 days. Just last night I had my dose increased to 75 non XR. After my dose of 75mg I could feel myself get very slow in the head and get easily distracted. I am also on Prozac 20mg. I've taken this for 3 days now. I have a year experience with 20mg of ...

Any recommendations on how to taper off low dose of Lexapro?

Posted 12 Jun 2017 by Whatshauna 1 answer

Been taking 10mg of Lexapro for only two months. It was initially prescribed for anxiety which it has helped with but I don't like being on medication and feel much better now. If it's only been a low dose for a short period of time is it easier to stop?

Trazodone taper what works?

Posted 20 Jun 2017 by my2kin04 0 answers

I'd like to taper down to .25 mg and eventually off totally. I'm currently on .75mg. My plan is a 12.5 drop every 4 weeks. Should I go slower? Dr said every 2 weeks which resulted in my having withdrawals on my 5th day at just 12.5. I haven't attempted since as the withdrawal was ...

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?

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