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I need help tapering down suboxone

I need help tapering down suboxone. Today I went from my stabilized daily dose of 1mg to .5mg sub at 7am. Daily dose has been 1mg. Today I woke up and drank a cup of Kratom tea. Took 1000mg of L-Tyrosine and 1000mg of DLPA, and 600mg of Gabapentin. I wanted to wait till the W/D's got too bad before taking .5mg Sub., but I had to go out with family, so I took .5mg w/out needing it just to be safe. I know Kratom won't work when the receptors are coated with Sub, but it works for me when I need a Sub dose . Any opinion on this method and how you think this might help the tapering until I can get to .25mg, and then to .1275mg, and then to .0675, and then to .0325, and then jump. Every morning is this ritual I just started. Anyone have any thoughts if this is a good move or too much herbs or anything? Right now, I'm just a bit dizzy. oh I forgot. I smoke one bong hit at night to sleep.
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1235186 tn?1549257619
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Dropping your dose in half is too fast of a taper.
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yah. sigh. i am down to being stable at 1mg these days.. will go to .9mg tomorrow..... and drop sugar and caffeine from the diet. that's going to be tough to do, but i'll do it..thanx
1235186 tn?1549257619
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Dropping your dose in half is too fast of a taper.
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You can do this! Be patient with yourself! Getting below 1mg was one of the hardest tapers for me but it's doable.  I cut mine by fractions at a time - like .16mg  each time.  I've been completely off over 2 months! Yay!  Gabapentin helped me a lot with rls and I only took 100mg at a time. You can find my whole experience on a thread on here called "seeking encouragement on my journey to FREEDOM tapering from suboxone again" something like that.  There were many ups and down physically and emotionally. The most important thing is to keep moving fwd even if its baby steps! As long as your moving fwd your going in the right direction! Best of luck to you!
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Thanks man. Yah. I did read your whole story. Awesome. I hope I can make it. The W/D's are too unpleasant for me.
I posted last week that i was down to .9, and to .8...well, that amount f taper.that 0.1mg amount was soooo hard to do, I am back up to 1mg and 1.2mg. I hate this. I can go 24 hours with 1mg, but i am in rough shape after 24 hours. I'm not sure I can even do this anymore. Being miserable everyday is no good for my family.
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