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... I have been on benzos since 1995. I recently went inpatient cut cold turkey Xanax with a Serax comedown, come to find out that the second time I went in to psychological withdrawal, was given Ativan/Lorazepam which is a benzo - medications I want no part of anymore. Getting ready to move into a 90 day sober living home, to kick the Vicodin once more and hopefully get off the... (4 replies)
... I thought Lorazepam was Lorazepam. Boy was I wrong. My doctor put me on the canadian version of Lorazepam manufactured by apotex. I remember hearing of cases where there were problems with the medications they produced. I was prescribed 1mg to be taken 3 times a day. ... (0 replies)
... fernece existing between a long time user and you. not acriticism, no, not at all. Merely a fact that will help you in withdrawing from it. Short term use of a benzo lends itself to just stopping... like using it for a few days after a loved one's unexpected death or something like that. ... (11 replies)

... One month, probably not addicted yet. I suggest putting the the benzo down and try a couple of benadryl tabs for sleep. Exercise, cutting out caffeine, especially at night, and a good friend to talk to also help. ... (6 replies)
... I think Reach has it going on in the benzo dept! She really has a plan! ... (10 replies)
... kfly, Giving a person Ativan after detoxing from Xanax & other benzo's sounds just plain wrong. It would be sort of like being addicted to Percocet and then c/ting then being told you can use Lortab with no chance of addiction. Is your doctor trying to wean you off? Does he think he took you off of the Xanax too quickly and that is why the Ativan? I would ask him your... (4 replies)
... I am a benzo addict. ... (1 replies)
... Cant believe any doctor would have a patient using a benzo for more than a month would have the patient stop cold turkey. Any doctor should know the concequences of it, such as sezuires for one. ... (33 replies)
Lorazepam tapering
Jan 23, 2009
... Hey Jube - I was just surfing around & saw your post & no replies. I tapered off of another benzo (Xanax) - which basically acts the same as Lorazepam (CNS Depressant). Did you start your taper, and how are you doing? Just wondering if I can help in anyway, if you are still visiting the boards. (31 replies)
... Hello Kathryn Search the internet for Dr. Heather Ashton and benzodiazapines. You will find all the information you need to help you with this. It took me 17 mos to taper off 1mg of Ativan (lorazepam). I did a water taper and found it manageable. 4mgs of Lorazepam equals 40 mgs of valium (diazapam). You must take is slow and easy. I wish you the best. (10 replies)
... d's. I tapered for a month from 6mg Lorazepam all the way down to .5mg every other day. I've been completly Lorazepam free for 4 days. I have no doubt the tapering did help but it is mainly will power not to just "pop a pill to feel better". ... (8 replies)
... I am 21 years old and have been taking ativan/lorazepam every day for over a month. It has helped me to get to sleep which is a very good thing. I was prescribed it initially because I hadn't slept for an entire week. The problem is that now I *must* have it or I can't sleep at night. The other night I thought since I didn't work the next morning, I would not take any (me... (6 replies)
... Does anybody know where I can find a Benzo taper schedule that is not the 3x daily doasage, but from taking one dose (4mg Lorazepam) at night? I can't find one anywhere on the web. I'm wondering if I am supposed to switch all 4mg to an intermittant all day 3x before I even begin to taper? (10 replies)
... ting off your benzo of choice? ... (4 replies)
... this is for mack 85, how is the benzo tapering going. i went cold turkey off lorazepam in which i had been taking it for 5 mos. ... (0 replies)
Benzo withdrawal
Jul 21, 2005
... this is for mack 85, how is the benzo tapering going. i went cold turkey off lorazepam in which i had been taking it for 5 mos. ... (9 replies)
... Just be careful when tapering/stopping benzo's. You can have a seizure. I watched a 23 year old girl have a grand-mal seizure while we were walking one morning, in rehab. She lied about how much she was taking and tapered too much, too quickly. Something to think about... emsmom (4 replies)
... Ya know they say valerian root can help with benzo withdrawals. Make sure to get the standardized extract though and make sure it has0. ... (4 replies)
Lorazepam tapering
Jan 26, 2009
... Wish I would have been able to, but my doctors didn't seem to believe in the whole benzo wd syndrome... and I suffered through it. ... (31 replies)
... thanks for the info, reachout. i appreciate your prompt reply. yeah, i know that i have to taper off--i claim full responsibility for taking it the way i do, but the anxiety became too much i guess. even at such a low dosage (1mg a day), how does one taper off that? (stupid question, i know.) what are common withdrawal symptoms...and will tapering off the medication... (11 replies)


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