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Hi there


Im currently tapering a benzo and decided to add sertraline for my anxiety disorder, i have been taking it for 3 days at 25mg. I have decided this isnt a good idea and i dont want to be on sertraline or any anti depressant. Is it ok to just stop it since its only been 3 days and 25mgs? Im wary on these things now because of my benzo taper!

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  • ChessieCat changed the title to newbeginnings: sertraline 3 day use
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Hi and welcome to SA. It will be fine to stop after just 3 days. A very wise decision! If you need any help with the benzo taper you can post on our benzo board. Hope the benzo taper is going well. 

**I am not a medical professional, if in doubt please consult a doctor with withdrawal knowledge.



Different drugs occasionally (mostly benzos) 1976 - 1981 (no problem)

1993 - 2002 in and out of hospital. every type of drug + ECT. Staring with seroxat

2002  effexor. 

Tapered  March 2012 to March 2013, ending with 5 beads.

Withdrawal April 2013 . Reinstated 5 beads reduced to 4 beads May 2013

Restarted taper  Nov 2013  

OFF EFFEXOR Feb 2015    :D 

Tapered atenolol and omeprazole Dec 2013 - May 2014


Tapering tramadol, Feb 2015 100mg , March 2015 50mg  

 July 2017 30mg.  May 15 2018 25mg

Taking fish oil, magnesium, B12, folic acid, bilberry eyebright for eye pressure. 


My story http://survivingantidepressants.org/index.php?/topic/4199-hello-mammap-checking-in/page-33


Lesson learned, slow down taper at lower doses. Taper no more than 10% of CURRENT dose if possible



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