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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 10 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 ...

Need tapering schedule for Klonopin, 2 mg?

Posted 31 Dec 2012 by w31961 3 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 ...

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?

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 ...

Tapering off 1mg lorazepam question?

Posted 3 days ago by Anonymous0987543 0 answers

When i first had my panic attack I went to the E.R. they gave me the lorazepam through an iv hen sent me home with a prescription of 1mg take once every 6 hours. So i did that the first 3 days. Now K saw my PCP and she put me on an antidepressant and told me to limit my lorazepam to only when you ...

Switching from Paxil to Prozac?

Posted 6 days ago by mrowen 0 answers

My Paxil doesn't seem to work anymore. My agoraphobia is bad again. Bad depression and anxiety. My doctor is switching me to Prozac from Paxil without any tapering. I'm very scared because Paxil withdrawal is awful! Can anyone give me any advice please?

Depression - I'm in my mid 60's and have been on these type of meds for probably 20 years?

Posted 2 Jul 2018 by paradises2 0 answers

... Currently on low dosage Buspar and 2.5mg of Ativan twice a day. Nothing is working anymore. At doctors request going back on 20mg Prozac tomorrow with tapering off Buspar . I have been on Prozac before but it's been years since I was on this. I have a very sensitive body and going up on ...

I am on 600mg Seroquel at night. I want to start tapering off?

Posted 2 Jul 2018 by sxcrobbie 0 answers

I was supposed to be doing it with my psychiatrist but she has gone on sick leave. Her replacement doesn't start for 4 weeks. How should I start tapering off? I have been on Seroquel for 15 years

Can Lexapro withdrawals cause chest congestion and coughing?

Posted 1 Jul 2018 by Cloud23 0 answers

I'm in the process of tapering off Lexapro. And I can't seem to shake this cough and chest congestion. I think the meds are making my immune system weaker. I've read in a few books that it can be a side effect of the medication. Anyone else experienced this?

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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