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What is the best way to taper off lexapro?

Posted 26 Jan 2012 by j1091 17 answers

Please share some of your thoughts, The doctors seem to think tapering off by 5 i can off in two weeks after being on for a year. I do not see in any way how this is possible. The withdrawals i have are, headaches, extreme tiredness, dizzy spells, shocks, stomach cramps.. and that just the ...

Anxiety - Properly tapering off Ativan?

Posted 10 Mar 2012 by bluejay47 16 answers

Hi everyone So glad to have found this place. I have suffered from severe anxiety, panic attacks, OCD, stress-intolerance, Agoraphobia and a few other anxiety-related disorders for about 12 years now. I've also been taking Ativan (1mg) for the last 4 years and was splitting my pills in half. ...

Prednisone - Does predisone cause edema inankles & feet? Is it a concern?

Posted 31 Aug 2013 by cityglo 4 answers

My husband is taking a 10 day regime of 10 mg and tapering off over a 10 day period. This is after being on solumedrol iv in the hospital for an exacerbation of his COPD. He has only had the edema for 2 days.

Does anyone have a good tapering schedule for tramadol?

Posted 6 Jan 2014 by Determined89 7 answers

I have been taking tramadol now for about 2 years. I am up to taking 600 mg. (3 in the morning and 3 in the evening). I started out taking it for back pain but really liked the way it gave me energy and I could get a lot done. Because of this I feel like I'm abusing it and want to get off of ...

Tapering off amitriptyline, feel so sick, anxiety so bad, flu pain etc, should I go to hospital ?

Posted 5 Aug 2012 by islgirl 10 answers

I developed severe anxiety last May and my docs said the amitriptyline wasn't working for me. I began taking it 7 years ago for migraines that wouldn't go away and it worked except for having to increase dosage after trying to come off and couldn't. I got myself down to 10 mg 6 days ...

How long did your side effects last after tapering off Topamax?

Posted 1 May 2012 by Lyssa0124 3 answers

I was on topamax for about 3 months and at 75 mg. This drug was highly changing my mood and personality and it was only mildly effective at helping the migraines. I spoke with my doctor and he told me to wean off by 25 mg every 4 days. I took my last pill on day 12. I am currently 9 days free of ...

Can you abruptly stop taking prednisone after taking 25 mg a day for 30 days?

Posted 4 Oct 2013 by javierdfm 3 answers

The doctor told my father to take 25 mg of prednisone for 30 days... He didnt mention anything about tapering... Does 25 mg for 30 days require tapering? or can he just abruptly stop taking it?

Need tapering schedule for Klonopin, 2 mg?

Posted 31 Dec 2012 by w31961 2 answers

caucasian male, 51, 157 lbs. 51 year old caucasian male, 157 lbs here in need of klonopin withdrawal advice: I have been taking 1-2 mg klonopin and 0.25-0.5 mg halcion, at bedtime as needed, for about the last year and a half for anxiety and insomnia. Due to stresful events this past summer, I ...

Paxil switch to Lexapro please give me feedback. thank you?

Posted 5 days ago by cleopatra059 0 answers

On Paxil for twenty yrs. Just not working anymore. Can I switch to 10 mgs Lexapro without tapering. My family doctor says it's fine. I cannot afford a psychiatrist. Also on 1 MG clonezapam per day. I have been depressed for months Any input appreciated.

Detox from lorazepam I am tapering off 3 mg a day what can help with withdrawals?

Posted 20 days ago by Caravan3565 2 answers

I was on 3 mg of lorazepam a day taken 1 every 8 hours I have been tapering every two weeks cut dosage by .25 mg every two weeks. I am down to 1 mg a day taking .25 mg every 6 hours, but feel very horrible. What can help me thru this terrible transition? Please help

Tapering clonazepam after over 20 years?

Posted 21 Feb 2017 by Scharf 3 answers

Female age 65 been on clonazepam over 20 years for MVP with dysautonomia and what I was told was anxiety and panic. I would have hot flushes come from my stomach up to my face and would feel like I was gonna die and have unreasonable fear. Also as I was about to drift into sleep I would jerk awake ...

Tapering off Effexor XR and scared?

Posted 18 Feb 2017 by CareBear34 3 answers

I have been on Effexor XR for 6 months now, and have been having some side effects which my psychiatrist has deemed are due to the Effexor. I just started tapering off yesterday and am worried the tapering regimen. I was on 75mg and my dr told me to go to 37.5mg for 2 weeks and then stop. From ...

I have been on Lexapro 10mg for only 3 weeks and started getting terrible side affects. I went from?

Posted 23 Feb 2017 by Soccer2016 1 answer

... 10mg to 5 mg 2 days ago and feel a lot better so I'm going to wean off completely because I don't need any medicine. How long will the tapering process be?

Why do I have a reaction to Percocet but not straight oxycodone?

Posted 31 Jan 2017 by SoConfused80 2 answers

I had back surgery a few months ago, and I am now on a low doseage and tapering down of Roxicodone, which is oxycodone immediate release. I only take 5mg every few hours. I have had a few complications which landed me in the emergency room, The first time they prescribed me 10mg Percocet which is ...

Anxiety - I'm going off Effexor and switching over to Zoloft. I am doing the tapering of the?

Posted 27 Jan 2017 by readingfairy 2 answers

... Effexor at the same time as I am going up on the Zoloft. I am having my period at this time and I am dealing with overwhelming feelings of guilt over the past. Little things that I might have said or did that I didn't think would be a big deal ends up in my head like a big deal. Sometimes ...

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