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A 27-year-old male asked:

Have gad weaning off lyrica (pregabalin) at 25mg per week then valium at 10% of original dose per week is this slow enough to prevent withdrawal? on drs orders

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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Should be: Psychologically remember every time you drop the dose youll probably experience an exacerbation of your original symptoms (ie anxiety & pain) and you need to hang in and stick to your prescribed schedule.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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