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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 Lyrica correctly?

Posted 2 days 20 hours ago by jakemje 0 answers

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 off Trintellix?

Posted 7 days ago by wauden 0 answers

How do you taper off Trintellix?

I have been taking Lyrica 50mg three times a day since August 23, 2017. How do I taper off to?

Posted 9 days ago by Shinglelady 1 answer

... completely stop taking Lyrica? I am experiencing several side effects and do not want to continue with this medication. I have a urinary tract infection and constipation as well as a result of taking Lyrica. I am experiencing dizziness, blurred vision, constipation and strange thoughts. When I ...

Quitting Lexapro after only 2 weeks - need to taper?

Posted 11 days ago by wood23 0 answers

hi, I have seen this topic a bunch, but not for my specific dosage/time and wanted to get thoughts. Like many others Ive seen, my doc recommended I try Lexapro for some general anxiety i was having. she prescribed 10mg. I didn't really want to take it, and waited a few weeks after I ...

Did I come off effexor too fast?

Posted 14 Aug 2017 by karro 0 answers

I have been on 112.5mg of Effexor XL for six months but it had no effect on me so the doctor said I can come off it and told me I can stop straight away but I thought I should taper so I went down to 75mg for one week and then 37.5mg for a week and then stopped. I have now stopped completely for ...

19 months of 15 Lexapro now 30 SSRI free, now what?

Posted 3 Aug 2017 by YingYang7 1 answer

... extreme anxiety and insomnia and where some days I feel like I'm losing my mind, I'm still here. Even without the use of a therapist. I know I'm supposed to taper but I didn't. I take an over the counter sleepaid, try to drink lots of water, use essential oils, and on ...

Xanax withdrawal taper safest way?

Posted 11 Jul 2017 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 13 Jul 2017 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 8 Jul 2017 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 ...

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?

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!!!

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 1 Jul 2017 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 ...

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 ...

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