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I have been taking cocodamol for around 5 years for back pain. My GP just stopped it without explanation and prescribed paracetamol instead. a friend of mine had spare cocodamol and gave me loads so I was able to continue. I found myself taking them when I didn't have any pain, no more than 8 a day and found myself heavily reliant on them. Over the last couple of years I have found myself to be really sluggish, tired all the time, low in mood and constipated. I decided( this week) that I would try and wean myself off them and I feel like my body is craving them already. I started the weaning process yesterday by taking just 2 tabs in the morning and by the evening, I felt terrible. It felt like it did when I gave up smoking, the watery feeling in my mouth, restless legs,low in mood and had nightmares which woke me up on my first day of weaning myself off. I am determined to get off them and reading everyone's stories on this forum has unnerved me. I am scared to go cold turkey but I would like some advice as to what is the best way to do it.
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