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What is the best way to taper off lexapro?

Posted 26 Jan 2012 by j1091 13 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 ...

Isn't tapering off Xanax just prolonging the withdrawal?

Posted 4 days ago by AL7681 1 answer

History- on Xanax for probably at least 8 years if not longer. Current dose is 1.5 MG per day up to 4 MG a day. I recently lost my prescription of xanax when I took it out with me this weekend. Unsure if it was stolen or lost. Anyways, lately I have been hating how it makes me feel. No memory, ...

My dr put me on pramipexole and had me stop clonazepam. No tapering off. I've always heard you?

Posted 13 days ago by Subdivide 1 answer

... can't just stop. Immediately I started having severe constant nausea. Any connection?

Trying to taper off 10 mg of oxycodone been on it for 3 years for fibromyalgia and post-herpetic?

Posted 19 Nov 2016 by sunshine1109 0 answers

... neuralgia from shingles and then I was diagnosed with breast cancer a year and a half ago but it's just not working for me anymore and it feels like it's making me sicker than ever and I take it it doesn't feel good I feel like I'm in a constant withdrawal no matter what I ...

I had been on klonop for 20 years due to anxiety and panic disorder. I am 38 and I finally want to?

Posted 29 Oct 2016 by Lsavadge 0 answers

... try to have a baby. I had a miscarriage and the doctor said it was from the medicine. I started tapering in July and finally stopped about 15 days ago. The nausea, vomiting, not being comfortable in my own body, bloating, headache and small anxiety are crazy. I had hoped that I would be on the ...

Tapering off Pristiq?

Posted 25 Oct 2016 by crazygirl66 0 answers

HI, I need some help! I was on Effexor 75mg for about 6 months. This medication has done nothing to help with anxiety/depression so I talked to my doc about weaning off. She said I had to take Pristiq to wean off. I took 50mg of Pristiq for 3 weeks, then 1/2 tab-25mg for 9 days. I am currently on ...

Tapering off of Dilantin Kapseals 100mg 5 daily?

Posted 24 Oct 2016 by CallieTx 0 answers

After many years of no seizures. I'm 58 yr old female. Began having seizures soon after birth. My Neurologist has given me a schedule to stop taking Dilantin. I have been seizure free for around 15 years. No doctor recommended or suggested tapering or stop the medicine until recently. I have ...

Tapering Klonopin and how slow or fast to do it?

Posted 13 Oct 2016 by Shellkmk 1 answer

I'm on 2 mg for many years. Doctor wants me to taper off He does not believe in withdraws from most drugs He said it lower half a pill a week

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