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What is the best way to taper off exapro?

Posted 26 Jan 2012 by j1091 18 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 ...

When to jump off Dilaudid?

Posted 4 days ago by ElizaJane23 2 answers

I've tapered off 20 medications now (including Methadone) and am tapering off my last 2 meds - Klonopin and Dilaudid. Tapering very, very slowly as I've become extremely chemically sensitive and even tiny drops throw me into withdrawal. I'm down to 1 mg every 6 hours of Dilaudid - ...

Safe schedule for tapering off Cymbalta/duloxetine?

Posted 1 day 10 hours ago by Trishand rich 1 answer

Have been on Cymbalta 60mg 2xd about 7 yrs. started tapering off early Dec. 2016. Dr. Advised 60mg 1xd for 8 wks. Then 30mg for 8 wks, back to 30mg 2xd for a week if withdrawal symptoms. Issues have been mild-moderate so far. What next? Drs dont appear to be very knowledgeable about safe tapering ...

Clonazepam/Klonopin withdrawal?

Posted 11 days ago by Hockeypucks 1 answer

I am working on tapering off Klonopin. I am having a hell of a time. The mental part obviously sucks. But like I have so much tension and weakness I can't walk far or stand up long at all! Is this common? I find that a medicine can do this almost too hard to believe. The pain moves around ...

Diazepam withdrawal after short term use?

Posted 10 days ago by Rega 1 answer

I have been prescribed diazepam for the past 5 weeks at 15mg per day... I suffer anxiety and depression... I am looking at tapering off the diazepam as I have been there before and don't want to become so dependent upon it this time Any advise or experience would be great fully received I ...

Norco 10/325 tapering off?

Posted 11 days ago by Daybedog2 0 answers

How do I start to taper off Norco 10/325 without withdrawals? I take up to 5 per day.

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

Posted 19 Mar 2017 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 4 Mar 2017 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

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