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A 27-year-old female asked:

Am going to finish my 6month therapy of cipralex 10 mg and i should tapering my drug down to prevent the withdrawal symptoms ... how i taper down ??

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Hope you're better: OK. It's best to work w/ a Dr on the taper. That said, if you absolutely can't - as slow as possible is safest. Some say a drop of 10%/mth is great. With liquid cipralex you can do that. Otherwise, breaking tablets is ok but not easy. Best w/ help - Dr - or druggist - or as slow as you can. Glad it was short. Hope it was sweet!
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