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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 ...

Anyone know what the taper schedule is like for Mirapex ER?

Posted 19 hours ago by CeraZ 1 answer

Hi, I've been taking Mirapex for about 9 months for treatment resistant depression. At first I thought it was a miracle drug, but for the past 4 - 5 months I've been sliding. We tried adjusting my other medications, but that's been a disaster (I'm currently coming off ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How do you taper off or quit taking Ambien 12.5mg extended release, I have gone three nights?

Posted 4 days ago by Richardd2662 0 answers

Dr. Prescribed, taken for six months, have stopped taking for three nights and not getting a lot of sleep. Should I ask Dr for Xanax .5 mg

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 ...

My doctor prescribed me lorazepam 1mg every 12 hrs so 2mg a day. I have been taking them now for...

Posted 17 Aug 2018 2 answers

... 9 days and I don't like the way they make me feel and they don't really seem to help with my anxiety and they seem to be making my GERD worse. My question is do I have to taper down after 9 days at 2mg a day or can I just stop? I am afraid if I just stop I'm going to have bad ...

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