Tapering off sertraline

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Hi everyone as any1 ever tapered off 100mgs ? If so is it best to go down to 75mgs or down to 50mgs. The doctor adviced me to drop straight down to 50mgs . So that I can go back on my old 1s. As any1 ever been on sertraline and then swapped back to thier old1s. Any advice or reassurance please 🌹

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    Im in the same situation been on sertraline since october been on 100mg for 3 weeks never felt any better d whole time iv been on them so decided to stop cold turkey on sunday first day felt good second day not too bad but today feel crap so think im gona try and stabilize back on 50mg for few weeks then drop to 25mg for a few weeks then see how i feel .
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      Hi Martin did you ever suffer from racing heartbeat, feeling detached and depersonalisation, it’s so scary like I Av lost myself. I’ve reduced my dosage from 100mgs today down to 75mgs. For a week then 50mgs for a week. Then nothing for a week. Then I’m going back on my old 1s which was paroxatine, any advice or reassurance please 🌹

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    Yes defo rapid heartbeat on the 100mg and just no motivation to do anythin regards deperonaliztion thats the reason i tried these cause iv been feeling spaced out detached for 5 years the only thing that helps is xanax . So i think i gave sertraline a fair shot so i no there just not for me so maybe il try a different one when i wean off these . Its a nightmare when you give a drug so long and they dont work then we have withdrawals to look forward to 😠

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      Hi Martin how are you weaning off? At what mgs at a time. Do you think o could stop using sertraline and straight bk on to my old1s or I’ll av to wean myself off. Thanks 🌹

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    I was on 100mg for 3 weeks i tried cold turkey for 3 days and feeling bad today so im gona try stabalise on 50mg for couple weeks den drop to 25mg . I wouldn have much experiance about ssri s but i wouldn advise to just stop and go straight onto another one . If i was you id taper down slowly try get down to 25mg then maybe introduce your old one at low dose .
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      Do you think I should go from 100mgs down to 75mgs? Or go down to 50mgs which the doctor told me to. I started on 50mgs then went up to 100mgs 🌹

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