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Do I need to taper off when quitting Rebif (switching to Aubagio)?

I've been on Rebif for about 13 years.  My insurance recently stopped covering it, but offered Aubagio as an alternative--sounded good to me!  I'll be switching, but I'm worried about just stopping Rebif cold turkey (which my neurologist suggests).  

Has anyone had any experiences with stopping Rebif?  To be clear, I'm replacing it with another MS med, so I'm not worrying too much about increased MS symptoms; I'm worried about any non-MS effects from stopping a medication I've been on so long.

Should I quit cold turkey?  Should I try to taper off in some form?  Has anyone experienced any withdrawal-type symptoms from quitting Rebif abruptly?
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