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... hours after last dose taken. Most people express that detox feels like the worst flu they have ever had in their life. ... (0 replies)
... Klonopin and valium aren't so bad, they're the babies of the bunch....most people can take them for years with not too many problems and actually use these to detox off the big bad Xanax.....Xanax should never have been's worse than coke, meth, or get hooked and good luck trying to get unhooked. ... (2 replies)
... Is there anynoe here going thru hell trying to get off Rx benzodiazepines like valium, klonopin, xanax, or ativan and would like to talk about sx's and problems. A lot of people like myself have to eventaully ween off or switch meds like this because of tolerance issues. It is said that benzos are the toughest of all meds to detox. It is worse than trying to come off... (2 replies)

... You didn't taper! Like I posted before, you can do this detox cold turkey. Your not on such a high dose, so use the home detox plan and get it over with. Don't forget the most important part of aftercare program or you will find yourself back with the same issue. ... (4 replies)
... hours after last dose taken. Most people express that detox feels like the worst flu they have ever had in their life. ... (41 replies)
... e OPTIONS that worked for me and may help others. They are NOT recommendations. Each person's body chemistry and risks are uniquely theirs. Therefore, a personal detox plan needs to be developed by each person to meet their own unique needs in consideration of their own risks. ... (1 replies)
... If you attempt to detox yourself from heavy benzodiazepine medications you will most likely suffer from siezures. There is the risk of death from benzodiazepine withdrawal which makes it different from opiates where that risk is not high. ... (3 replies)
... Coming off of benzodiazepines, or any addictive drug where one has built tolerance, usually raises blood pressure. You can better manage your risks during taper detox by monitoring and managing your blood pressure. ... (19 replies)
... Hi Blueskies A few years back I came off Xanax after using for 15 years or so. It took me months to do it and in retrospect, I would have done better to take a good year at least. Although had been up to between six -eight .5 mg tabs at some points, when I officially began a true taper, I was at three .5 tabs per day. My best advice is to take it slow, slow, slow. I... (2 replies)
... Gordie, a couple of more things you need to know. 1. There is a study discussed online warning about do NOT take antihistimines during a benzodiazepine detox; antihistimines may increase the risk of seizure by lowering your body's threshold of tolerance against it . 2. Also, other online source information suggests taking the OTC supplement Taurine can help lessen... (14 replies)
... Here's the descriptive info: NALTREXONE HYDROCHLORIDE Common Tradenames (See Complete Tradename Listing) REVIA TREXAN Class opioid antagonist Dosage, Adult (usual) Alcohol dependence: 50 mg ORALLY once daily Narcotic addiction: initial, 25 mg ORALLY on first day (6 replies)
...'s just too damned "iffy".'s hard enough for a physician to get the correct dosage and they're trained....let alone someone that is trying to detox themselves and doesn't want to deal with the discomfort. ... (9 replies)
... that have a legitimate reason to be on Opiate based pain medications as well as a benzodiazepine and are prescribed this treatment plan based on each individual situation. These would include folks with Chronic Pain issues. ... (9 replies)
Jan 31, 2004
... baseline. Since benzodiazepine detoxification is the most problematic, other suspected symptom causing medications should be eliminated first. ... (11 replies)
... previous posts above, ditto..ditto...ditto. Nearly 35 years ago my mother abruptly stopped Valium. She was one of the rare cases where people abruptly stopping benzodiazepine have grand mall seizures. She nearly died. ... (5 replies)
... of drugs, benzodiazepines, that had almost killed my mother years earlier....TOTAL PANIC...researched the hell out of it....thank God I managed to develop a home detox plan to end it...but I went through pure hell in the detox. ... (14 replies)
... n. Your doctor may be able to do a rotation of medications to help lessen dependency risks. If I were in your situation I would discuss your concerns regarding benzodiazepine dependency and ask if there is any other medication he can switch to you that has less risks, but would still meet your medical needs. ... (14 replies)
... information in online research regarding benzodiazepine taper guidelines. ... (4 replies)
Here's my plan!
Jul 9, 2008
... Of these, Valium and Klonopin are best suited for tapering since they come in tablet form. Librium is also an excellent detox benzo, but comes in capsules, making it hard to taper the dose. Ativan or Xanax should only be used if you can't get one of the others. ... (7 replies)
... l as her objective is to learn and teach. She presents valuable information in layman's language easy to understand and follow. The Ashton Manual is a tapering detox guideline with very specific guidelines for each type of benzodiazepine. ... (4 replies)

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