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New forum terms and conditions

Ellie_at_APP
Ellie_at_APPAdministrator
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Hi all,

I wanted to let you all know that we have updated the terms and conditions for the forum, just to give you all more information about the forum, and to help us all to keep it the wonderful supportive and safe place it is :)

If anyone has any questions about it, do get in touch with us - either via private message on here, or email us on the email address given in the terms and conditions.

They can be found on our website here: app-network.org/pptalk-tc/

Ellie

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biogulden

Hi Ellie. I saw that you weaned off olanzapine before. Could plaease information how to do it? Iam now on 5 mg and very stressfull. Thank you.

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Ellie_at_APP
Ellie_at_APPAdministrator
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Hi biolgulden

I'm sorry that you've been struggling coming off Olanzapine. Yes, I was on Olanzapine for about 12 months. I came off it very gradually, with advice from my psychiatrist, reducing my doses I think every month over quite a long period. I think I was reducing it over 6 months even. This really helped me. I have to say I didn't struggle with any side effects, and it also gave me confidence that I was well, and will be OK coming off it.

However, others I'm sure will have other stories, and I know some people have found it helpful just to stay on a low dose of anti psychotic, I think it's important we all do whatever works for us.

Take care, and I hope that you have all the support you need, never hesitate to ask more questions, or share experiences here. We are all here for you.

Ellie

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