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... Hi BB, You & I have a few things in common, as far as how you are feeling, the "no drugs for me" thoughts, etc. I, too, am ready to give in & possibly try an SSRI. But I'm going to wait & see how I feel once I'm clean off the Xanax. Maybe I'll be in a better mood after I'm off. (I did actually try Lexapro last year for about 3 days...... didn't care for how I felt. ... (4 replies)
... Don't know if this link will work but here is my original post regarding valium withdrawal... ... (4 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 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)
... It is better to taper off of a nasty drug like valium. 2.5 mg sounds about right for a taper. ... (5 replies)
... away quickly after taking my Ativan. Decided I didn't want to go about the rest of my life in a fog. Also realized through reading that I was feeling interdose withdrawal and to correct this I would only need more....interesstly, 3 Dr's suggested I stay on Ativan for life, I am 64. ... (11 replies)
... of valium for post op. muscle spasms for a few months. I have successfully gotten myself slowly down to 2.5 mg. ... (7 replies)
... ave been brutal to say the least. I have some other things going on and have found myself bawling almost every day. Again, stupidly, never gave any thought to withdrawal symptoms. Thought I was just depressed. ... (11 replies)
... mg valium. People taper down off 5 mg valium by way of 1 mg per week. ... (32 replies)
Xanax withdrawal
Sep 2, 2003
... I have made 2 posts to the other xanax thread but cannot see my posts! To repeat. As per the Ashton Manual: Crossover from xanax to valium. .5 mg xanax = 10 mg valium 2 mg xanax = 40 mg valium Then taper off at the rate of 10% per week or fortnight. Very manageable tape (0 replies)
... If you decide to taper off,don't worry about the drug screening. ... (11 replies)
... Hi Barrel, WOW, we are very similar in our backgrounds, except for age of course..;) I, too, suffer from varying degress of ADD and OCD. Have you ever considered taking an SSRI? I tried Lexapro for about 4 weeks but found it too sedating during the day and at the same time I was experiencing "electric shocks" throught my neck and head. It was very... (11 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)
Taper plans??
Jan 28, 2007
... I am currently in the midst of a taper program. ... (3 replies)
... i took ativan for 7 years and recently completed a 5 month taper off 3 mgs ativan using valium because of its long half life. i was not able to direct taper off ativan. ... (11 replies)
... x day and 2 mg at night. When 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)
... it will make your taper so very very much easier. ... (5 replies)
... ted 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)
... It is nice to meet you. I tapered off Xanax, a short acting benzo and I can sympathize with the withdrawal process from any benzo. It is not an easy thing at all and the symptoms can cause such angst. ... (5 replies)
... es of opiates... A consulting doctor thought that I should get off all of the medication to asess where my pain level is. So, my neurologist and I came up with a taper plan. I am down to three 5mg Norco a day and one 5mg valium. When I started the taper I was taking 60mg of Kadian, 30mg of Norco and 15mg of Valium a day. ... (7 replies)




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