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Ativan
Sep 9, 2006
... I personally found Ativan to be the least effective benzo for me, but that's just my experience. One experience isn't worth much in the big scheme of things. ... (5 replies)
... Ativan is considered by docs to be the "least addictive benzo". My personal opinion is that is because it is the least effective, but you know how opinions are. ... (10 replies)
... really don't want to have to rely on Ativan to get me through. I know I am not addicted because I haven't taken it for so long, but at the same time, I know how addictive benzos are, and I don't want to be there. ... (2 replies)

... ke valium,xanax,and ativan.But I've been on klonopin fo oh....11 years now.I take 2 to 3 miligrams a day.Its better than xanax or any other benzo because its the least addictive and has the longest half life,staying in your system longer. ... (7 replies)
... she said some of the newer benzos are so hard to get off of that the majority of people simply cannot do it, ever....so you have alot of company in that dept. ... (30 replies)
... less potent than the newer benzos like Ativan, Xanax and Klonopin! ... (30 replies)
... Benzos may not provide euphoria, but euphoria and calmness can BOTH be "desired end results" of addictive behaviors. I was prescribed to take Xanax everyday for almost 6 months. Did I take it that way? ... (32 replies)
... When you get to the stage where your life revolves around panic attacks and extreme nervousness, benzos seem to be the only thing that really works, at least in my case. ... (30 replies)
... are the new fad right now with so many of them coming out on the market that doctors are bombarded with drugs reps informing them of the tragedies of patients on Benzos for long term therapy and they need to switch them to SSRI drug therapies. ... (8 replies)
... I have read that the benzos can all be addictive, but also read that you have to take them pretty consistently and on a regular basis for 3 weeks or longer... ... (11 replies)
XANAX users.
May 22, 2003
... H of a time getting a benzo perscription from my doctor, and have suffered through 6 months of SSRI crap, when I knew all along that benzos like XANAX and Valium do the trick FOR ME. It's just the "pop a pill" business is the reason WHY Doctors today seem dead set against benzos, and its BS. ... (25 replies)
... Withdrawal on Zoloft, huh? Gee, I thought SSRI's werent addictive- at least thats what I have been told (I didnt believe it when I was told that, BTW)?! I will say that Xanax was a good medication, but like I said, that one side effect was just too much. However, even that would be better than what I have been going through with PRozac. I am not taking it anymore- I am... (6 replies)
Prozac and Anxiety
Apr 12, 2003
... for me, but Xanax did. In general benzodiazepins are better for panic and anxiety. There is a lot of controversy because these meds are addictive, but Zoloft is addictive too and doctors don't care. At least the dependency to benzos is well documented so doctors know how to get you off the medication when the time is right. ... (15 replies)
... Good luck. At least you've made the good decision to stay off the pot and alcohol, some people don't even do that so you've got a good start here.. ... (3 replies)
... Paxil or some other "brain drug" as I call it aint happening either. NO WAY. Ativan or xanax might be addictive as hell but at least it dont make me a zombie. ... (3 replies)
New Ativan User
Sep 29, 2006
... ativan (like all benzos) is highly addictive. my mother has been on it for almost 30 years I beleive and tried several times to come off it. just be careful. i would think 1mg is too high a dose to start. I am taking xanax which is similar, and i try to take the very least amount possible (0.25mg) once or maybe twice a day to take the edge off my anxiety (mostly caused by... (7 replies)
... Hmmm, interesting. The reason my doctor prescibed Klonopin as opposed to Xanax is that she said it's LESS likely to be addictive than Xanax thanks to its longer half life. She did stress that there is the risk of dependecy with all benzos but that Klonopin posed the least risk of that. ... (10 replies)
Social anxiety
Jul 27, 2003
... at least in the U.S. ... (23 replies)
... pill, much more addictive than alcohol itself. At least that's one honest physician. Some people pop Xanax before flying. Some have a glass of wine. ... (30 replies)




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