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i cannot calculate how long a taper would take. I can’t do the maths. 

 

I’m currently taking 15 mg citalopram and I want to use the hyperbolic 10% weekly/2 weekly taper to come off it but I would like to know how long it will take first? 
 

How long would it take to come off the drug using the weekly reduction? 
 

And also how long would the two weekly reduction take?  I’m guessing it would just be double  the weekly but I’m bad a maths and don’t feel confident about that either. 
 

🙏 


 

 

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  • Erimus changed the title to Reubzz25: 15 mg Celexa- hyperbolic tapering
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Taper calculator spreadsheet

 

MEDICATION:

1) Sertraline:

50mg - Oct 2020, 100mg - Dec 2020, 50mg - April 2021, 75mg - May 2021, 50mg - Sep 2021, 55mg - 23 Feb 2024, 60mg - 20 March 2024, Start tapering - 24 April 2024

Current dose: 55.09mg  (1 July 2024)

2) Mirtazapine:

15mg - Nov 2020

SUPPLEMENTS:

Fish oils, Magnesium, Vitamin C

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