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Pleochroic: Recovering fr xax


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Been recovered a year since aft a 5 years straight on with xanax, it started fr a heart broken breakup that resulted wasn't able to sleep straight a week, yea one f week, it was restless & I just felt like a zombie.

Started with .25mg gradually onto 2mg, 2 tabs a day or 4 some times. 

Now completely clean without it for a year no crave nada & I'm sleeping goodie with my new partner.

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Congratulations for getting off the Xanax!!  That is a huge accomplishment, of which you should be proud.  It's great that you are sleeping well.  Are you having any lingering symptoms?  


Are you on any other psych meds?  


Here is some information you might find interesting.  


How Psychiatric Drugs Remodel Your Brain



Video on Recovery from Psych Drugs


Let us know if you have any questions, of if we can be of help to you.  

Please do not private message me or tag me.


***Please note this is not medical advice.  Discuss any decisions about your medical care with a doctor who understands psych meds and how to withdraw from them, if you can find one.


Lexapro   Started Apr 15 2010 - 10 mg;  started taper August 2017, recent taper info: Apr 2 '20  0.18 mg; Jul 16  0.17 mg, Aug 23  0.16 mg, Oct 7  0.15 mg, Nov 8 - 0.14, Jan 16 '21 - 0.13, Feb 7 - 0.12, Feb 22 - 0.11, Mar 26 - 0.10, May 21 - 0.09, June 15 - 0.08 Aug 16 - 0.07, Oct 6 - 0.06, Nov 21 0.05, Dec. 17 0.04, Jan 14 '22 0.03, Feb 19 0.02, Apr 18 0.01, May 15 0.005,  Jul 8, 0.00.  Psych Drug Free as of July 8, 2022!!  Woohoo!!!

other meds: Levothyroxine 75 mg

magnesium in small amounts at 4 AM, 3 PM, before bed

suppl AM: fish oil, flax oil, vit C, vit E, multivitamin, zinc

suppl 8 PM: magnesium 350 mg, Estroven, melatonin 2 mg


Paxil 2002 - 2010, switched to Lexapro 2010 

Trazodone 50 mg. 2002 - 2019, fast tapered in 2019 

Xanax 0.5 mg as needed 2002 - 2019, up to 3x weekly 

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