I have been corresponding with Dr. Groot for years. I asked him for clarification of the tapering schedule in the strips. His response:     As I understand the treatment guidelines, the physician and patient are to decide how long the taper will take, and the graduated strips will be composed accordingly. (I believe this can be changed month to month, which is reasonable.) Rather than a 10% or 5% (or other) decrease once a month, within a month, doses more or less decline slight