Posted 10/6/2015 3:07 PM (GMT -7)
I think it's too soon to say it's not working, but if you taper, it may slow progress if any has been made. I would probably tough it out for a while longer on the high dose but I know not taking your doctor's advice is not a great option. It's to be on the same page with your doctor's office..
I think there is a tipping point where you don't have results at 40mg, and either you try a higher dose, or you taper off regardless of symptoms but I am not sure 5 days is enough time - I like to give it about 10 to see if there are significant results. I'd never not had response in that timeframe.