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... i am also tapering off of valium using the ashton method. right now i am at 20mg's. you probably should go back up to 10mg's until you feel stable, then begin to cut using the ashton method. ... (11 replies)
... you get thrown in and out of withdrawal in between doses. Just as you describe above. Could you find a doctor who would prescribe valium for this taper? ... (5 replies)
... You are in cold turkey withdrawal and this can have drastic side effects. Seizures are not uncommon. Valium has a long half life, thus the reason you didn't feel it until Sunday. What you are feeling are typical withdrawal symptoms and this is only the beginning. ... (11 replies)

... I just finished reading the C. Heather Ashton info. Amazing! I didn't realize that I was such a mess. I took another half this AM and feel great. ... (11 replies)
... That's why I posted...I had a feeling that this might just be the beginning of something bound to get worse. I just took a half dose and am about to read the Ashton Method right now. ... (11 replies)
... i approached my doctor 2 weeks ago, he prescribed klonopin 0.5 mg. I gathered lots of information on Klonopin and decided not to taper with it, mostly due to the withdrawal symptoms. ... (18 replies)
... Hi Donna What fabulous news! I loved your power clothes - did this doctor ever have a chance?? LOL As for Ashton - well your doctor couldnt be more wrong. She is far from being a pharmacist and is now an emeritus Professor at Newcastle University. Previously amongst other things she is: Professor C Heather Ashton MB ChB, DM, FRCP - a Doctor of Medicine and Fellow of the... (18 replies)
... on both in the medical profession and in the benzodiazepine recovery community that cold turkey is a dangerous and unacceptable method of withdrawal. Cold turkey withdrawal may cause seizures, and is also associated with a higher probability of withdrawal psychosis. ... (23 replies)
... Run a search for the Ashton Manual and give it to your doctor. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Kind (xanax hls life = 6 - 12 hrs) Looking in Ashton - Dalmane has a v long half life of between 40 - 250 hours. So in that respect it should be doable. The dosage will be the tricky thing to get right. 0.5 mg xanax = 10 mgs valium = 15 - 30 mg of dalmane. I think Ashton uses valium for its half life and the fact that it comes in 2 mg and 5 mg sizes - so easy to... (1 replies)
... t worry about sounding like a "big weenie." Valium and other benzos are a horrible withdrawal. I have been fighting this thing for 10 months, was on big doses of Xanax, now on Valium, down to 6.25 mgs. ... (5 replies)
... re very supportive, tons of people post their experiences and problems and the board is moderated by trained professionals that are a wealth of information. The Ashton protocol is recommended. Water titration is explained as well and you can tailor your withdrawal with an excel spreadsheet. ... (11 replies)
... I used the Dr. Heather Ashton method of withdrawal using a water taper. I did not cross over to Valium. I reduced the am dose VERY gradually and then worked on reducing the PM dose. ... (11 replies)
... this would definitely explain the withdrawals. you really need to look up the heather ashton manual on the web. it will explain how to taper. is seroquel a tranquiliser also? ... (17 replies)
Xanax Withdrawal
Mar 1, 2006
... You may want to review threads on Benzodiazepine aka Benzos or BZDs. To learn more information, Professor Heather Ashton in the United Kingdom has published on line free regarding her extensive research and published work regarding benzodiazepine, particularly THE ASHTON MANUAL. ... (37 replies)
... I have read about people experiencing withdrawal symptoms even after using ativan short term, and I strongly believe I am one of them. ... (2 replies)
... ext dose and you are obcessed with always having the drug with you, refills, etc. Dependence is when your body has gotten used to the drug and you start feeling withdrawal symptoms when you are ready for your next dose or you miss one. If you get withdrawal symptoms between your scheduled doses that is called interdose tolerance. ... (11 replies)
... I also am using Dr. Heather Ashton's taper method where i am tapering off of xanax, onto valium and then doing a slow valium taper. So far its going well. I took 0.5 mg 3Xday and 2.0 mg at bedtime of xanax and now am down to only 0.5 at bedtime. ... (11 replies)
... I tried to look up benzodiazepene withdrawal the other night on google and I kept getting sites to herbal remedies....I am not great at the computer, but I will look up this Ashton Heather Manual.... ... (17 replies)
... r to valium. What a differance! No xanax for 2 days now, and sleeping so much better. The first night I had to take a large amt, but that was due to the 3 wks of withdrawal hell, no sleep etc too wired. ... (18 replies)

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