How to use digital scales to taper safely
Reasons to taper medication
When using some medications such as painkillers or antidepressants, there are some patients who feel ready to reduce their dosage with a view to stopping altogether. In some situations, it may be beneficial and necessary to taper medication in order to reduce the potential side-effects of stopping to take the medication instantly. We advise seeking medical advice should you wish to follow this approach to ensure that patients are following the correct dosage approach, naturally we are not health professionals.
If this is a course of action you choose to take, a good digital scale will be part of your essential tool-kit to ensure that you are tapering safely and accurately.
Common approaches to tapering with a digital scale
Once patients have