Someone recently posted that their physician advised DCing a benzo prior to SS/NRI with the thinking that the AD would ameliorate WD symptoms of benzo.   Ashton Manual, 2002   *I am posting this as a cautionary FYI about info in the Ashton Manual and NOT as tapering advice. I realize that it was written many years ago (2002) and Dr. Ashton was ahead of her time. However, I think that we need to be aware that this manual is advising 'antidepressant