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Old 04-29-07, 03:24 AM
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10mg Dose?

Do you all take 10mg doses? I've heard some take 20 but I find its a bit much, makes me drowsy.
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Hi there! My 7yo son started out on 10mg a day (2 x 5mg) which worked well, then we moved him up to 20mg a day which made him teary and anxious. We've now settled on 15mg a day which seems to be working well.
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weren't you doing the SSRI thing now McHuman? - but yea, I find if you go too high you get almost disconnected in the same way as if you didn't take enough, its better to use what you need until tolerance forces you to increase imo.
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weren't you doing the SSRI thing now McHuman? - but yea, I find if you go too high you get almost disconnected in the same way as if you didn't take enough, its better to use what you need until tolerance forces you to increase imo.
That's so true!! On 20mgs my son's symptoms are worse than when he's not medicated.
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