My doctor is switching/tapering me off alprazolam after a week and a half to Lamictal. I was taking alprazolam 0.5 mg 3x day. How many people have taken Lamictal? I am starting tomorrow with the lowest dose (0.25 mg) and taking Xanax 0.5 mg along with it. I am nervous and worried especially with any withdrawal symptoms from alprazolam and side effects with Lamictal. I am feeling the urge to go to the alprazolam bottle. The pharmacist told me it should be a smooth transition and tapering. Any comments, support, experiences is appreciated! Thank you!
Hi, first of all, I'd like to say that you have a good doctor. And not to feel anxious. Secondly, my post will be short because my arthritis is really bad today and it is also in my hands. It just really sounds to me like your doctor knows what he/she is doing, so I feel like you should relax and follow the doctors orders. Take care of yourself. See ya
Hi Baseballguy16, It is scary to start a new medication. I personally have been on different medications, especially anti-depressants which do not agree with me. I'm very sensitive to these meds. and the only thing that helps me is Alprazolam .5mg and Lyrica for my nerve pain! Contact your doctor with your concerns. Overall, the pharmacist told you it should be a smooth transition!
I wish you well and hope all will go well!
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