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Decided with psychiatrist, to try and taper down

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volnash

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So here we go again, currently on 400 MG seroquel daily, and 400 MG abilify, and we have decided in therapy, that this is too much medicine if lower doses can be tolerated and reasonable, and without major risk of any undesired outcome.

We have decided to taper down to 200 MG abilify and keep the seroquel the same, this over 4 months with a decrease of 50mg each month.

Im not so anti medicine anymore, but im not pro being on too high doses, i have rather accepted medicine as a neccessary evil in my life, rather than being in denial daily and spending/losing alot of energy in the process.

Wish me luck folks:)
 
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good luck! keep in contact with your shrink and make sure you have all the right medication before you withdraw.
 
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