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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 12 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 ...

Effects of tapering off Zoloft?

Posted 4 days ago by Chriss_118 3 answers

So far I am only 4 days into tapering off of my Zoloft from 200mg to 150mg. I have been taking this medication for over 10 years and even though I am only tapered down by 50mg my anxiety feels like it’s heightened more than normal. I have now had problems sleeping, shortness of breath, and ...

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 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 ...

Need tapering schedule for Klonopin, 2 mg?

Posted 31 Dec 2012 by w31961 5 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 ...

Will I ever feel better?

Posted 28 Feb 2014 by 1Hopeful 8 answers

I am 10 days off hydro after tapering down from 40mg a day? I feel horrible! I thought I had a cold but my nose keeps running, I do not have any energy and food makes me feel worse and I have diarrhea. I have tried Benadryl for cold like symptoms and medication for diarrhea. Nothing helps. I have ...

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 ...

Please help tapering from fioricet - I'm terrified! New here, please help me?

Posted 16 Jul 2011 by hard2 5 answers

Hi iam new here joined a few days ago.Iam currently tapering from fioricet.its a combo med it has tylenol 40 mgs of caffeine and 50 mgs of butalbital.I got my first script when I was having dental work.I wish I never took one!I have had many addictions alcohol( that was a bad one I went 2 detox 2x ...

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?

Advice for tapering off Vicodin?

Posted 20 Aug 2011 by sugarsugarr 1 answer

I'm 20 years old and have been taking whatever I can get for the past two years. It's mostly been about three or four 10/325's a day. I'm currently taking the 7.5/750's. I've been under a lot of stress lately and have had a couple of panic attacks. I know quitting will ...

Can I use tramadol to help my suboxone withdrawal? PLEASE HELP?

Posted 1 Mar 2012 by SubJumpin 3 answers

My doctor gave me 15 tramadol for my stress fractures in my back. I am currently tapering suboxone at .5 mg. Will this tramadol help me with the WD from suboxone? Will the tramadol affect the suboxone WD and delay it a few days? Will i have WD because of the tramadol since it is only 15 of them? ...

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 ...

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