A 40-year-old female asked:
Taking 10/325 lortab 3 times a day.started @ lower dose but now here i am 1.5years later hooked.i got off ativan (lorazepam) alone.need safe taper plan for lortab?
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Dr. Marie Trengaanswered
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Opioid use: Congratulations for recognizing the need to lower your narcotic use. Ask your doctor for recommendations for other ways of treating the medical issues for which you started taking hydrocodone. I often draw up a plan for a slow taper that first lowers dose at the time pain is least. Meditation or mindfulness training can help manage pain and keep you focussed on your goal.
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