Slowly coming of sertraline

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I've been tapering of for the last 8months ,I've gone from a 100mg to 100mg every other day and now to 50mg every day for the last 3 months and my withdrawal symptoms seem to be getting worse ,but I don't want to go back on a higher dose .

I've been on these tablets for 18 years and never tried to come of them ,plus my doctor has never asked how I'm doing.

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    I'm currently tapering myself for the past 4weeks was on 200mg now at 150mg

    I still take it every day to avoid side effects but just cut a little bit of the tablet as a time   

    • Posted

      Are you getting any side effects,mine are awful.
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      Hi Daisy121 no haven't had any in the past 4weeks I would say for you to keep taking them daily but just cut down slowly it will stop all the nasty side effects you don't have to go back up to 100mg I would say keep on the 50mg every day for the next 2weeks then cut a little bit of daily       

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      I've been on 50 for 3 months now and still getting these side effects 😞

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      apologies missed read that bit . ok you have 2 options really you could stick with it until the side effects subside or and this is what I would advise because of the length of time you were on 100mg

      is take 75mg for at least 6weeks so that your body stabilisers so to speak then slowly cut down from there I know it a pain to say the least but its a lot better then the withdraws you are currently getting

      hope this help         

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      Yes I could try that thanks for your suggestion 👍🏻

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      your welcome anytime let us know how you get on 

      take care 


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