Tapering off of nortriptyline

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I started taking nortriptyline 7.5 weeks ago for insomnia and migraines.  Started at 10 mg for two weeks and then to 25mg for four.  Had a lot of side effects - blurry vision, constant migraine, dry mouth, voice is very groggy.  Doctor and I agreed that I should come off of it.  She suggested that I drop to 10mg for five days and then stop.  I thought it was too fast so I decreased to 20 mg for seven days and am not taking 17mg for the past five days.  I’m not feeling well - skin burning in arms and hands, angry, hot/cold, anxious and a bit nauseous.  Tapering hasn’t seemed to keep withdrawal symptoms at bay. 

Is anyone else coming off of nortriptyline or has experience?  

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    Hi. Don't give up even if it takes longer then expected. It took me 6 months and found the worst part is when the dose drops below the 15 mg mark. Take your time as these symptoms are not too bad if you do this really slowly. Your body will eventually get used to it. Maybe drop 0.5 gram per day and then every 5 grams you pause and stay on that dose for a week before you do the next 0.5 grams per day? If you take it slowly and pause every 5 grams your body should be able to cope better

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