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What is the best way to taper off exapro?

Posted 26 Jan 2012 by j1091 21 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 23 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 6 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 8 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 ...

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

Posted 1 May 2012 by Lyssa0124 4 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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?

My son's Dr. Just switched him from Prozac 40mg to Lexapro 20mg. Straight across With no tapering?

Posted 18 days ago by Julie8667 0 answers

He has severe anxiety and depression and was taking prozac 40mg and vistaril 50 mg 3 times a day. His Dr. Told him to just stop both of them cold and start Lexapro 20mg. He said this would be ok bc 20mg Lexapro was equal to 40mg prozac. I've been on numerous antidepressants over the years and ...

Tramadol tapering - what procedures can I follow to make this less uncomfortable and quickly over?

Posted 3 Apr 2018 by slyltc 0 answers

Laurie. I read your answer concerning tramadol withdrawal. It is quite descriptive and very good. I have taken 50mg 4 X day for arthritis, deteriorating disks in my back, and body aches from numerous joint operations for over five years. Unfortunately, it's the only thing that works ...

What dose of trazodone works best?

Posted 31 Mar 2018 by mmmmmm19 0 answers

I am trying to figure out what dose of trazodone works best for sleep. I’m tapering off nortriptyline which helped sedate me for sleep and now using trazodone while I taper.last night I took 125 mg of trazodone and 100 mg of nortriptyline and couldn’t fall asleep. I was thinking of ...

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 ...

Hi I take 0.06 Xanax, which is a quarter of . 25 mg. Does it have effect?

Posted 13 Mar 2018 by ghost3170 1 answer

I've been tapering, and since Sept 2017 I've been stable on this dose. Does it have effect or an I just taking it ,just to take it thanks

Tapering off clonazepam super nervous!?

Posted 18 Mar 2018 by BrittLD89 0 answers

I have been on 1 mg of clonazepam for 13 months I tapered to half of the 1 mg pill for 2 weeks now I'm on day 5 of a quarter of a pill (.25 mg) going to do that for two weeks. No withdrawals yet besides muscle soreness mostly in my nick and a little head ache other then that nothing I'm ...

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