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... btw, 1.5mgs of ativan is NOT a small dose. it is a very powerful drug and 1.5mgs is equal to about 15mgs of valium. ... (11 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". It it me longer than necessary I am sure but it's what worked for me. ... (12 replies)
... in one shot will send you into a tailspin for sure. When I first started tapering, my doctor cut me back on Oxycodone and Xanax at the same time. ... (3 replies)

... Check out the Ashton Method. I used it to taper off of xanax onto longer acting valium. It is much easier to taper. ... (1 replies)
... s potency equivalency chart, but in each instance one pill delivers the same, though the Valium has more metabolites and exits the system slower. But alcohol is just simply that, blended or not blended in whatever. ... (33 replies)
... It would be best to search the web for the benzo support group. ... (11 replies)
... I know just what you are going through as I just completed a taper off 1mg Ativan that I took for 18 mos. It took me 17 mos to get off completely. I finished my taper 7 weeks ago. ... (5 replies)
Ativan Addiction
Apr 26, 2008
... I totally understand what you are going through and what you are feeling. I was on Ativan for an inner ear infection. The most I ever took was l mg daily, the equivilant of 10mg Valium. I took this for 18 mos. ... (3 replies)
... I was on 1 mg of Ativan for 18 mos and started having withdrawal symptoms just like you are having. ... (12 replies)
... 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. ... (8 replies)
... I have only been off the Ativan for 7 weeks. ... (11 replies)
... get off ativan. Well this time 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. ... (10 replies)
... it will make your taper so very very much easier. ... (5 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've recently joined in hopes of getting some advice from the members of this community regarding ativan tapering. ... (11 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)
... Good for you for realising your position. ... (22 replies)
... is that it seems to me that treatment by sub for opiate addicts may be like treatment by valium for benzo addicts. ... (27 replies)
... And welcome to the Board. I believe the way to get off of Ativan is to switch over to an equivlent dose of Valium, and from there you will begin a very slow taper downward. Of course consult with your Doctor before you do anything, like how you already tried to taper straight off the Ativan. ... (3 replies)
... Benzos are not all created equal either, as some such as Ativan and Klonopin are more potent, targeting more receptors than let's say, the weakest which is Valium. ... (33 replies)

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