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Provide a taper plan for Alprazalom taken for sleep for

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Provide a taper plan for Alprazalom taken for sleep for three months at .25 mg
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


Only the prescribing doctor in this case can provide the exact plan for you.

The plan has to be individualized.'

I can tell you a typical plan

a. you need to know why you have a sleep problem.

b. cut the dosage in half for a week. Go to every other day for the next week, then off the medication.

This all must be done under supervision with your doctors direction.

Everyone reacts differently, and if your sleep problems gets worse again without a diagnosis, this is going to be problematic.

OK, so that is an initial answer….

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

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