Now, your psychiatrist is the one you should be consulting if you want to stop the med -- he or she should be informed about how
to do it
safely and whether you're ready for it
. Some of them aren't so hot, so you have to be aware of this and not lose your critical thinking when you see a doctor, but they do this a lot. Regular docs, if that's who is doing this, don't do it as often and don't study the drugs as much, and so aren't as good at it generally.