drug tapering

The gradual discontinuation or reduction of a therapeutic dose of a particular drug required by a patient over a prolonged period of time

drug tapering

Therapeutics The gradual discontinuation or reduction of a therapeutic dose, required by a Pt over a prolonged period of time, of a particular drug
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Symptoms should be monitored at least monthly during drug tapering and for at least 4 months after treatment cessation to identify signs of recurrence of psychosis or agitation.
If the patient was taking a short-acting benzodiazepine, a 7-10 day drug tapering will be done.
a release) outlining all potential risks and benefits of psychotropic drug tapering and review this with the patient.
Clinicians trained in clinical nutrition and botanical medicine must use discretion during psychotropic drug tapering, monitor patients' progress carefully, mitigate potential interactions, and use available pharmacokinetic information to guide appropriate dosing.