Thank you for all the input provided in this forum. Iâ€™ve been on a very high dose for 7 years (90 MG/day or regular Adderall AND 90 MG/day on Adderall XR).
I went to my physician and told him I wanted to titrate down off Adderall, and I gave him my suggestion of going from 6 30MG tabs/caps per day to 6 20 MG tabs/caps per day, and then to 6 10MG tabs/caps per day. He didnâ€™t agree with my schedule and instead told me he would cut me from 180MG per day to 60MG per day of just the XR.
That just didnâ€™t feel right to me, and so I â€œmade a decisionâ€ to stop using Adderall on December 30th, 2012. I read articles from both camps (cold turkey and step-down titration). I decided that I would rather suffer with withdrawal symptoms for 3-5 days than to have symptoms to a lesser degree for perhaps a few months.
So far so good; some anxiety and restlessness. I believe for me that cold turkey is the best way to break free from this medication.
If you all have any feedback for my situation, Iâ€™m certainly open to hearing it.
Thanks very much & Happy New Year!!