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Lillielou's olanzapine (zyprexa) taper


Lillielou

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I have been trying to taper Olanzapine 2.5mg.

 

I have been dry cutting the tablets and finding impossible to get accurate doses.

 

I am going to attempt to do a liquid taper soon. I am so hoping this will make it easier.

 

2002-2010 Paxil 20mg.

switched to Prozac 20mg.

added Valium 10mg.

 

Tapered off Prozac no problems except depression for about 2 months.

 

Doctor took me off Valuum cold turkey in August 2014. Horrible withdrawal symptoms. Added Zyprexa 5 mg. to help with symptoms. Now feel like a zombie and trying to quit the zyprexa. Currently at approximately 2.2 mg. (dry cutting) impossible to get accurate dosage.

 

Going to try liquid microtaper.

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Hi Lillielou, congrats for getting off of the Prozac. What kind of symptoms are you experiencing now?

Date 11/1/2000? 20 mg Paxil

12/1/2007? 0 mg Paxil

9/1/2008? 10 mg paxil 250 mg depakote 50 mg seroquel

3/28/2015 10 mg paxil 10 mg prozac 250 mg depakote 50 mg seroquel

4/11/2015 5 mg paxil 10 mg prozac 250 mg depakote 50 mg seroquel

4/25/2015 10 mg prozac 250 mg depakote 50 mg seroquel

5/27/2015 10mg prozac 125 mg depakote 50 mg seroquel

6/10/2015 10mg prozac 50 mg seroquel

9/9/2015 10 mg prozac 25 mg seroquel

9/29/2015 10 mg prozac 35 mg seroquel

10/1/2015 10 mg prozac 47 mg seroquel

10/10/2015 10 mg prozac 45 mg seroquel 6/3/2016 6 mg Prozac 25 mg seroquel

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Welcome, Lillielou.

 

You might stop tapering for a bit and let your nervous system settle down. Read

 

Why taper by 10% of my dosage?

 

Tips for tapering off olanzapine (Zyprexa)

 

and post your questions in this topic.

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