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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 22 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 5 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Help tapering off Tramadol (long time user)?

Posted 3 days ago by button16 0 answers

... (morning, noon and night). Now it doesn't do much for me, I really just take it so I don't get withdrawal. I don't feel I really need the high, it's more of just a daily part of my life. I don't want to increase the amount or anything like that. I've been thinking ...

Anyone tapering off Lexapro?

Posted 4 days ago by vasilcatherine 0 answers

I have been tapering down Lexapro since early October in quarters. Was initially on 15 MG now dropped down to 3/4's for next 4 weeks. Was doing well except 4:15 this morning woke up with racing heart, feeling anxiety and little nervous. Is it the side effect of dropping down another 1/4 for ...

Lexapro withdrawal making me feel depressed?

Posted 10 days ago by kyle_p1998 1 answer

I am currently tapering off lexapro and I am on Effexor, but I have only been reducing it by 5mg at a time and every time I have reduced it I have started to feel even more depressed. Is this normal or possible? I honestly think lexapro made my depression worse and it frustrates me why, I ...

Help! Does anyone know how to get off clonazepam? I have tried tapering small and large amounts?

Posted 7 days ago by annebubbles 0 answers

Horrible withdrawal symptoms including depression, terrible anxiety, sleep trouble, sweating etc. Really need some good advice. Please help!!!

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 ...

Difficulty breathing a symptom of Lexapro withdrawal?

Posted 15 days ago by alisooooon 0 answers

I went from 15mg to 20mg of Lexapro a few months ago and started feeling numb and emotionless so about ten days ago I started cutting my pills in half to 10mg, and at first i felt fine apart from brain zaps and worse depression but now for the past three days I've sort of had a hard time ...

Any advice for tapering down to a lower dose of sub?

Posted 19 days ago by thesimplelyfe 1 answer

I have been at 8mgs of sub for 3 years, I want to taper down to a lower dose but a little scared to try it I work full time and can't be sick at work

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