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Tapering off Abilify #Abilify #Tapering #Anxiety #Depression #Antidepressants

Last week I saw my psychiatrist and it was decided that I would try tapering off Abilify. I'm on a fairly low dose so I wasn't expecting to have many issues. Fast forward three days into tapering and I have had headaches w/light and sound sensitivity for three days and pain relievers are barely helping. I also feel incredibly flat emotionally. Last night I couldn't sleep even though I take trazadone every night to help with that.

I'm not quite sure what to do at this point. While I wouldn't mind having one less medication to take is it really worth feeling this cruddy to get to that point? Anyone have any insight or advice?


Weaning off Venlafaxine...

I don't even know if I'm going it right... or if I should even be doing it. I feel lost.

I've been taking 100-75mg for five years... about a year ago, I reduced it down to 50, then to 37.5, I think.. I just recently I decided that I'm done with this. At least I think I am. About a month ago I started the tapering process.. a pill every other day for a week or two, now I'm pill free.. for about two to three weeks. I can't really remember that well. Being that it wasn't that hard, I didn't really keep track of it all, due to my life style and perhaps laziness.

The symptoms are kicking in all of a sudden and I don't know if I should be worried or not, I feel like I'm doing it all wrong and maybe I should just go back.

#Venlafaxine #Effexor #weaningoff #Tapering #AntidepressantDiscontinuationSyndrome #Antidepressants


is there anyone with #ChronicPain who has succesfully used #Tapering #taperstrips to lower the dose or stop with #Oxycodone?

I would love to hear about how your experiences with #taperstrips .