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Hello, I am here because I am trying to taper off of .25 mg klonopin. I was on .5 mg per day for 6 years and I cut down by half last year and had a very tough time. I’m here for advice and support on how to micro taper. Thank you!
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Hello Anna5184, welcome to BenzoBuddies,


Wow, a 50% reduction, I'll bet that hurt!  We typically suggest reducing by about 5-10% every couple of weeks or whatever your symptoms will allow, we feel a symptom based taper has the best chance of keeping us functional.


We'll be happy to help you learn about making smaller reductions, are you thinking of using a compounding pharmacy, making your own liquid version or using a jewelers scale?  Here are some Titration FAQ's.


Please make yourself at home and be sure to ask questions, we're here to help.




Colorado Consortium Benzodiazepine Deprescribing Guidelines


Planning Your Withdrawal (Taper)


Withdrawal Support (during your taper)


The Ashton Manual


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