I had major wrist surgery in January. I was taking 5 to 6 a day and 2 weeks ago was down to 2/day, then stopped. Was that low enough to just stop? Or should i have lowered the dose even more gradually? Also I've developed a constant ringing in my left ear (Tinnitus) since stopping 2 weeks ago. Coincidence or side effect of stopping the pain med?
Hello, I don't believe the tinnitus is a result of getting off the medication. For the simple reason that I have been on a much higher dose of the same medication and come off of it without any problems yet again everyone is different there's always a possibility you have a small symptom that other people wouldn't got everybody's different. The dose you are on is not very high that is still considered close to a starter does so I would suggest just breaking your pill into four pieces and Lowering by 25% every 2 to 3 days, this will eliminate the possibility of getting withdrawal symptoms and will make you feel better about it during the process mentally which is a large part of it believe me it sure does help when you actually believe what you're doing is gonna make a difference best of luck I hope you found what you're looking for and everything is going well :)
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