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Re: Renee Tapering Off Effexor not2late4u

Posted by KaraS on January 8, 2005, at 3:08:20

In reply to Re: Renee Tapering Off Effexor, posted by not2late4u on January 8, 2005, at 1:55:33

> Update:
> Day 12 = 37.5mg - I felt more of what others call brain zaps.
> Day 13 = 37.5mg - felt a lot more brain zaps, felt emotional, more irritable and late afternoon felt a bit headachey. Harder to focus, a little more loopy. Took Klonopin twice today.
> Day 14 - ditto from day 13 (but not sure if thats a mixture of the meds withdraw and sorry fellas, that time of the month). Headache went away later in day. Will stay with the 37.5mg until I feel its time to drop, probably near the end of January since I have a 5 day ski trip planned and want to be able to enjoy it. No Klonopin today. Feeling a little down. On a scale from 110, 10 being unbearable. So far Id say withdraw at its highest has been a 4.5. Renee.

I wouldn't drop from 37.5 down to nothing if I were you. I chopped that last 37.5 mg. pill into four sections and did it more slowly yet I still had problems when I stopped taking the last quarter of a pill. I had virtually no problems until that point either. That's when I needed to add in another serotonergic medication to help me out.




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