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How to taper Staterra dosage?

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I want to stop my Staterra. Do I need to taper the dose?
Posted Wed, 5 Mar 2014 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah 1 hour later
Brief Answer: NO, no need for tapering. Detailed Answer: Hi and thank you so much for this query. There is no need to taper before discontinuing staterra. However, I always advice clients to talk to their treating doctors before stopping their medications. This drug has no withdrawal effects if stopped abruptly. I hope this addresses your query fully. Thank you so much for patronizing our services and please do feel free to ask for follow up clarifications and information if need be. I wish you the best of health. Dr. Ditah, MD.
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