It's also good that he's tapering you UP in dose
...rather than starting you out at the goal dose
. That will likely minimize the the chances of you feeling high from it.
I hope it gives you some relief. Honestly...from a professional standpoint, I can't say I've ever seen anything but very positive outcomes with its effectiveness..and I've seen it used to treat seizures, pain, long-term ventilator related anxiety, anxiety disorders, depression, acute shingles pain, etc.