Mirtazapine withdrawal success

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Hi, Ive just come off Mirtazapine (30mg) after 6 months use, following an acute episode of postnatal anxiety. I'm now off the medication with not a single withdrawl effect. Nothing. This was my schedule as discussed with my GP:

30mg x 6 months....then:

30mg/22.5mg alternating days for 2 weeks

22.5mg for 2 weeks

22.5mg/15mg alternating days for 2 weeks

15mg for 2 weeks

15mg/11.25mg alternating days for 2 weeks

11.25mg for 2 weeks

11.25mg/7.5mg alternating days for 2 weeks

7.5mg for 2 weeks

7.5mg/3.75mg alternating days for 2 weeks

3.75mg for 2 weeks

3.75mg/0mg alternating days for 2 weeks

3.75mg/0/0 (so a single dose every 3 days) for 2 weeks

then nothing.

I used 30mg tablets and a cutter to get down to 15mg, then 15mg tablets cut down to 3.75. It does involve cutting tablets into quarters for smaller doses, but this worked very well.

Thought Id post this are there are many horror stories online. This took a few months, but was gentle and easy and no side effects. Good luck xx

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    Well one you. I hope you are feeling a lot better, glad to read success story. xx

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    That's lovely to hear a good story. Thank you. Mine took longer but I had been on M for longer. May I ask how long you have been off completely?

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