• Scorpiosammy Scorpiosammy
    July 23, 2010
    Need advice for tapering off Buspar - only on 10mg 2x a day for 3 weeks...
    Scorpiosammy Scorpiosammy
    July 23, 2010

    I think that the Buspar is making me worse (insomnia plus much more severe anxiety since starting it). I am only on 5mg in the am and 5mg in the pm. What is a good/safe way to ween myself off?

    I was thinking about doing 5mg in the am, and 2.5mg in the pm for a few days, then 2.5 in the am and pm, until just 2.5 once a day in the am, until none at all. I tried cold turkey and it gave me a migraine -- tapering seems like a must.

    Thanks for any input from anyone that has had tapering off experience with Buspar and God bless on your roads to recovery.Sammy




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