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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 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 ...

Stopping Seroquel and weight loss...SCARED?

Posted 2 days 19 hours ago by Michael LaRosa 0 answers

Hello everyone. I am just a about 2 weeks off Seroquel completely which took a long time tapering. I am scared because I would normally step on the scale in the morning and it would say 205 and this week it’s been saying 202 maybe 203. Is it normal to lose weight coming off Seroquel? ...

Tapering from Effexor and starting Celexa?

Posted 27 Dec 2017 by Cimarie 0 answers

Is anyone else doing right now also? Effexor actually worked pretty well for me. I have been on it for 7 mos. but have gained 15 pounds without a change in eating. I can’t deal with that. I was on Wellbutrin prior for many years (probably prescribed inappropriately). Anyway - On 75 xr and dr. ...

Tapering off Ativan Dr won't prescribe Valium to do the Ashton method at what point do I jump?

Posted 3 Dec 2017 by Bootooties 1 answer

I have taken . 5 Ativan intermittently for 11years for gastroparesis nausea (along with Zofran) With latest correlation to Ativan and alzheimers I have been tapering off since June. I am now at. 20 and am wondering if I should jump.

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 ...

Tapering off low dose of benzo?

Posted 24 Nov 2017 by Holly Golightly 1 answer

I was prescribed .25mg of alprazolam in August for anxiety. At first, I only took it as needed, but since September I've been taking it everyday. Sometimes I'll take one full .25mg in a day, or .125mg in one day or .5mg in one day. I want to stop taking it all together. At such a low dose ...

Can Lexapro cause breathing complations?

Posted 2 Dec 2017 by Nanodrugs8 0 answers

So after going up on my Lexapro too fast(went from 10-20 in one week, started having brain zaps), my doctor told me to start taking 5 mg. After one week of the 5mg, I started having this weird irregular breathing problem. I feel like I'm not getting enough air so I keep a mental eye on my ...

Tapering off Vicodin?

Posted 20 Nov 2017 by Yaya7862 1 answer

I have been taking one 10-325 Vicodin every four hours for three weeks due to spine surgery and shingles on top of that. Today I lowered it to one 7.5-325 every four hours. I plan on doing that for a week then going down to one 5-325 every four hours. I'm just not sure where to go from there. ...

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