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... This is my first post to this or any other board. I hope someone can help me. My general practitioner percribed ativan to me when I mentioned I had a problem with anxiety on our 1st visit. ... (5 replies)
... I'm here because I'm trying to get off Ativan but I'm afraid to be doing something wrong and get horrible withdrawal symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... I was on 1 mg of Ativan for 18 mos and started having withdrawal symptoms just like you are having. ... (12 replies)

... I would worry about getting hooked on Ativan. Ativan Prescription Drug Ativan (lorazepam) Lorazepam, generic name for the popular anti-anxiety medication Ativan. Ativan is indicated for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic disorder, and anxiety associated with depression. Ativan (lorazepam) is sometimes used as a sleeping agent, anti-convulsant, and... (21 replies)
... You are on the right track. Start your taper very slowly. I finished a taper off Ativan 1mg exactly one year ago. I was on it for 18 mos and it took me 18 mos to get off the 1mg. I call it my "turtle taper". ... (12 replies)
... Tapering ativan is extremely complicated and is different for everyone. ... (2 replies)
... Panic Disorder. And given a mood stabilizer, trileptal and benzos for sleep. Specifically Klonopin and ativan. I had been on ativan 2mg a night alone for about 6 months for sleep before being diagnosed bipolar. They wanted me to taper from ativan to 2mg Klonopin which I did in the hospital. ... (2 replies)
... The trouble with benzodiazepines is that the body gradually builds up a tolerance for the drug and you need more to have the same effect you had when you originally started on it. Please know that not ALL people have withdrawal and tolerance for this class of drugs. ... (11 replies)
... ime I mean it and I am doing it! My psych who writes my scripts always tells me to up my dosage when I am having a hard time with my taper so needless to say, I need someone who will partner with me. Very hard to find a doctor close to me who is in my medical plan. Well, I am now down to 1 mg of ativan. ... (10 replies)
... d you are prepared to do the necessary aftercare. This is called progress! I think I wrote to you in an earlier post that coming off a benzo, in particular, we need to measure in progress and not time. Yes? ... (10 replies)
... my history of how i use ativan, i decided that quitting cold turkey might be the answer. to be completely honest, i wasn't even sure if my dosage or way of using ativan was truly causing any withdrawal or if i was just psychologically fooling myself.. ... (11 replies)
... arting to feel them if I try to cut back on the Xanax. I'll be out of Xanax in a couple of days and I'm not going to try and get anymore, but I do have about 30 Ativan left over from a previous prescription. My thought was to go from the Xanax to the Ativan and then taper down from the Ativan. ... (2 replies)
... mg valium, and would need to be tapered VERY slowly. Don't let a doctor tell you it's ok to just stop it! ... (6 replies)
Nov 10, 2004
... but 2 mgs..per day..i am dependant on ativan after a yr. of use.. ... (2 replies)
... panic attacks if you take the sub. I've had no problem at all with any anxiety or panic compared to 4 years ago when I detoxed off of hydro and ativan at an inpatient god I was a wreck! ... (28 replies)
... Hi Yinsky, I posted in January which you replied too. Again I thank you for that! A short recap........I have been on Ativan for 9 years and want to get off for good! I followed your advice and read the Ashton Manuel. ... (0 replies)
... Welcome to the Boards, glad your here and you've not done anything wrong. Addiction or dependence on Benzodiazepans or anxiety medications such as Ativan and Xanax can be hard because the withdrawals tend to make the reason your taking the med in the first place much worse. ... (2 replies)
... I do know that for many many coming off Ativan can be difficult. My friend did the cross over to Valium. She tapered to quickly and crashed. ... (2 replies)
... I have been prescribed Ativan .5mg to be taken 3x per day. So I figure to take it about every 8 hours. ... (5 replies)
... yourself project. You need to be under a doctor's supervision. We get to the point of abusing because we self medicate and don't know what we are doing. ... (19 replies)

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