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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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How can i avoid taking medication?

Dr. I am regularly using Topaz 50 mg olanzapine 2.5 and zolpidem 10 from last 3 neuro pshychatric medicines are going on from last 4 years ...i left them in between for 3_4 months then again continued ...but I need to leave them and when..? Please help DR..
Wed, 9 Apr 2014
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You can stop them one day one. first try to stop zolpidem. Take 5mg at night and keep at same dose for 2 weeks, then stop olanzapine followed by topaz. This way would not get any withdrawal symptoms. Better to consult a psychiatrist and do it under supervision. In case, you need my help, you can consult.

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