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How do I wean off klonopine?

Klonopin (clonazepam) tapering: It depends how long you have been on klonopin (clonazepam).To wean off Klonopin (clonazepam) you need to gradually reduce the dose and then stop. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Klonopin (Definition)

Klonopin is a long-acting benzodiazepine which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug (anti-anxiety drug, psychiatric drug) and a blood pressure drug which is a ...Read more


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How do I wean off amytryptiline?

How do I wean off amytryptiline?

Amitriptyline: The proper way of weaning off depends upon the dose. If you are taking a full anti-depressant dose of Amitriptyline (200-300 mg), then reduce by 50 mg every week. If you are just using it either to sleep or for relief of nerve pain, cut down by 10 mg a week. You will not get a specific withdrawal syndrome when you stop; you are more likely just to experience a possible recurrence of prior symptoms. ...Read more

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How do I wean off dilantin?

How do I wean off dilantin?

Yes body knows/respo: Dilantin is prescribed for control of seizures.Too much can cause side effects and body knows when it is too much as blood level goes up body responds with side effects.Same holds true when you take too little, seizures are not controllled.That is the reason to keep the blood level in threpeutic range.So if you are tapering for a reason, your body knows as level falls.Wean off gradually ...Read more

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How do I wean myself off amlodipine?

How do I wean myself off amlodipine?

Why?: You need to discuss with your physician before you stop it. ...Read more

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How do I slowly wean myself off of lorazepam?

How do I slowly wean myself off of lorazepam?

Variable withdrawal: Everyone is different, and benzodiazepine withdrawal can vary, depending on age, individual metabolism, underlying psychiatric disorders, dose, and length of time taking the medication. This should never be attempted without the supervision of a qualified physician. If you are on a fairly high dose (4-8 mg/day), you should plan on months of tapering this medication safely. ...Read more

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How can I wean myself off Methadone?

How can I wean myself off Methadone?

Work with your doc: Gradual, patient dose reductions along with good psychosocial supports and recovery work can get you off methadone and continue your recovery journey. ...Read more

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How do I wean off avinza (morphine)?

How do I wean off avinza (morphine)?

Slowly: Weaning off Avinza (morphine) has to be done slowly and under supervision of your md? You cannot just cut the tablet and take bits it's very dangerous as this will result in possible overdose. I perform dose reductions every 2 weeks until the med can be stopped. ...Read more

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How do I taper off Xanax (alprazolam) while trying to switch to klonopin?

How do I taper off Xanax (alprazolam) while trying to switch to klonopin?

Xanax (alprazolam): Depends on current dosage, how long u have been on xanax, (alprazolam) & what other medications are used concurrently. Work with your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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How do I wean myself off protonix (pantoprazole)?

How do I wean myself off protonix (pantoprazole)?

Stop it.: Check with your doctor first before you stop any medication. Protonix (pantoprazole) does not need to be weaned off of. ...Read more

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How do I wean myself off an antidepressant properly?

Stop antidepressant?: Changes in dosages of medication that you have been prescribed consistently over time should not be attempted without a doctors supervision. So, just like you would see the doc if you though you needed to increase your dose, you should see the doc and discuss dose reductions with him as well :) ...Read more

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How can I ween myself off alcohal?

How can I ween myself off alcohal?

Cold turkey: Just stop drinking. You don't need anyone's permission to stop drinking. And if you smoke, stop smoking. If you are a severe alcoholic who drinks a lot, you may need medical evaluation to control delirium tremens. In this case, see a doctor first. ...Read more

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How do I get off risperdal safely?

How do I get off risperdal safely?

Recommend: That Risperdal dose be safely stair stepped down under physician supervision. Take care. ...Read more

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How to wean myself off hydrocodone?

How to wean myself off hydrocodone?

Narcotic wean: Hydrocodone is an opioid. The weaning process usually involve a slow decrease in dosage. It is recommended to do it under physician supervision. Depend on narcotic dosage, you might need to be weaned off as inpatient versus outpatient please see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I wean myself off of Well butyrin?

 How do I wean myself off of 
 Well butyrin?

Weaning: Don't attempt to wean yourself off welbutrin without supervision by your physician or psychiatrist as serious withdrawal problems are possible. ...Read more

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How do I wean off 25 mgs daily of norytriptiline?

Nortriptyline: Work with your doctor on tapering to 10mg. Then discontinue. ...Read more

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How can I wean myself off Effexor (venlafaxine) 75mg. Safely

How can I wean myself  off Effexor (venlafaxine) 75mg. Safely

With medical help: Hopefully the doctor who prescribed it will assist in terminating it. It needs to be either a very slow tapering off or being switched to a different ssri with a longer half-life and have that drug tapered. Those take a shorter time to taper. The "discontinuation" syndrome can be very troubling and serious. You want to avoid it and you can, but not alone. Best wishes for success. ...Read more

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How do I taper off of a lorazepam addiction?

How do I taper off of a  lorazepam addiction?

Go slow, work w doc: 1. A slow, gradual dose taper is best. Go especially slowly as you approach zero. This can take weeks in tough cases. 2. Decrease the daily dose, don't stretch out the time between doses. 3. Sometimes it helps to substitute a different benzo (or phenobarbital) that has a longer half-life. 4. Work closely with your prescribing doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I safely taper off from lorazepam?

How can I safely taper off from lorazepam?

Slowly: Depends on how your current daily dose and the amount of time you've been taking it, but in general I've found people have the most success with a slow, gradual taper. For patients on a high dose who've been taking a benzodiazepine for years, I will reduce the dosage by roughly 10% every 1-2 weeks, sometimes even more slowly. If the dose and duration are shorter I sometimes schedule a faster taper ...Read more

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How do I taper off of avinza (morphine)?

How do I taper off of avinza (morphine)?

Slowly: Avinza is a potent pain medication. It is oral morphine. Sudden withdrawl can cause seizures and death. Get help. There is medication that will help such as suboxone and subutex. Do not do this on your own. Get help now. ...Read more

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How should I wean off 25 mgs nortriptylene?

Wean off nortriptyle: Only after discussing with your doctor and weaning very slowly. ...Read more

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