It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Message Board

Addiction & Recovery Board Index
Pages: 1Showing 1 - 18 of 18 for ativan taper schedule. (0.003 seconds)

... I did a water taper and found it manageable. ... (10 replies)
... Been taking 1mg of ativan for 4 weeks. Tapering down to .5mg for the past 6 days... ... (0 replies)
... O.K. Guys thanks for the advice. My biggest prob. right now is that I can't even taper b/c I am in such tolerance withdrawal. This weekend I did the worst thing I could do because I HAD to work: I took the night time dose AND took 1 ativan every 4-5 hours when I started to shake, have heart palpitations etc. Now I'm a mess. I called Dr. but only got social worker. I'm... (10 replies)

... t. Can take from between 6 months and 2 years to taper off. ... (28 replies)
... I tapered directly off the Ativan. I did not cross over to valium. Because Ativan has such a short life, I divided my total daily dose into 3 per day. ... (9 replies)
... (2 replies)
... eed to take one dose per day and never suffer interdose withdrawal. The blood serum levels stay constant and you can have a slow steady decrease in level during taper instead of the peaks and troughs which occur with xanax. ... (25 replies)
... Have a look at Ashton's taper schedule. I think that what your doctor is proposing may be too steep and difficult? ... (13 replies)
... I read through the archives today to find philster's post about tapering. Someone has mentioned his taper method several times so I thought I'd try it. ... (68 replies)
... Anyway, just wondering if anyone has done the Tramadol route. I've not had any withdraw symptoms yet. I woke up and felt Ok this morning too. Here's my taper schedule. ... (2 replies)
Mar 16, 2008
... I found this board before I started the taper.. I talked to some people and I read other peoples stories. It helped me to really make the big step to start the taper right then and there because its like when I try to diet, I always say "Oh I will start tomorrow"... ... (0 replies)
... My regular dr. and psychiatrist both told me to cut 1 mg immediately, but with the reaction I had, and with a lot of research I decided a slow taper of . ... (3 replies)
Lorazepam tapering
Feb 25, 2009
... Hi redrockrag Dr. Ashtons researched and wrote a manual for coming off of ativan or the benzodiazpines with with a slow taper schedule. ... (31 replies)
Hi LVgal
Sep 12, 2003
... Hi there, I too noticed that they would sometimes give me lots of energy if I didn't take too many. Then it when into nods***** but is usually not until late. I saw a shrink yesterday in hopes seeking his help in getting off of the pills. I too think that perhaps I have a problem with depression since I end up back on them. As of late (last 4-5 months) have only... (17 replies)
... Prof C H Ashton is a psychopharmacologist and a world authority on withdrawal from benzos. She has taper schedules drawn up in her manual for all benzos and all quantities. I recommend this. ... (35 replies)
... d to bring up counseling to him, and he did give me some info on that. I mentioned to him several times that I would like to take as low a dose as possible, and taper off as quick as I could, and he really didn't give me much feedback on that. He didn't give me much hope... ... (8 replies)
... Thank you very much Mise. This all sounds reasonable and encouraging. :) (128 replies)
... Let me first tell you it is very difficult to hold on to a highly stressful job and taper from Benzo ,particularly when you are hypertensive.But,having said that I would also stress that it can be done as I HAVE DONE IT MYSELF. ... (128 replies)

Pages: 1

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:14 AM.

2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!