In an earlier post in this topic, brassmonkey details how he calculates dosage from pill weight: Link to post.   In that post, he also describes his novel approach to tapering: The Brassmonkey Slide comprising 4 weekly dose reductions and a 3 week hold. #thebrassmonkeyslide for fast search   The purpose of this post is to provide a detailed example.   Example: You are currently taking 20 mg of your medication and want to reduce 10% using the slide.   Calculations starting dose = 20 mg