I have recently stopped Amitriptyline and reduced my Pregabalin down to 25mg twice daily, which soon I'll be stopping completely. Whenever I reduce a dose in medication, the side effects hit me hard and I feel very unwell for around five days every day, before I start to see any improvements. I'm getting pretty good at withdrawing from medication now, so I have a little system for whenever this is about to happen. This is how I do my drug withdrawal week!
I haven't actually wanted to sit down and write this blog post, because I have been busy reading. Properly reading. Not squinting at a page, whilst begging my eyes to focus. I am finally off amitriptyline and I can see.
So, before I start the dreadful task of coming off my medication again, here are my top tips from the last time (that I absolutely must not forget) for anyone else who is deciding to brave the pain too..