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Successful taper off 3mg of K to 13mg of Val over year and half. June 16 tapper went down hill and still tapering. At 14 mg Val currently. Looking to micro taper instead of 1mg cut and hold. Assistance would be so  nice thank you.
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Hello, Wpb33433 :) - welcome to BenzoBuddies!


Congratulations on your decision to be benzo-free, and well done crossing over to Valium and tapering down so far already - that's quite an accomplishment. I'm happy to say, you've come to the right place for support as you finish your taper.  :thumbsup:


I'm so glad you decided to join the forum - you'll find plenty of information and support here. Our members have gone through all aspects of benzodiazepine use and withdrawal, so you'll be able to connect with others who understand what you're going through and can tell you what has worked for them.


Please feel free to post to any of the specialized boards, which can all be accessed from the BenzoBuddies Community Forum homepage. Based on the information provided in your introduction, the following links may be a good place for you to start.


  General Taper Plans

  Withdrawal Support During Your Taper


When you have a chance, we highly recommend that you take a look at The Ashton Manual, which is an authoritative source on what to expect during withdrawal and recovery, authored by Dr Heather Ashton, who is an expert in the field. It provides a great deal of information that can be very reassuring during any stage of this process, including a list of common symptoms accompanied by helpful explanations.


For those who are currently tapering, we suggest reducing no faster than 5-10% every 10-14 days, and some taper even slower than that. One exception: very short-term users of a few weeks or less may be able to taper faster than that. 


Please take the time to Create a Signature. This will allow members to see where you are in the process, so that they can better support you.


Again, welcome!

Leslie  :smitten:

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