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how do i get off of my meds...desipramine 3-25mg per day and clonazepam 2-1mg per day. prescribed after 15 yrs of other meds/clinical depression/comp?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Gradual process: If you've had 15 years so far of clinical depression, the first question is where you are with the basic condition leading to prescriptions in the first place. If you're no longer depressed & are feeling well, then you and your psychiatrist can review your current need for medications . . . And develop a gradual plan for tapering them if they're no longer needed.

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