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Was a drug addict. Now remain tensed and takes Trica. How to stop Trica addiction?

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My husband was a drug addict earlier. he has left it for past 3 years. Recently he remains tensed with his job and takes TRICA on daily basis. What can i do to stop his TRICA addiction?????? plz help
Posted Wed, 16 Oct 2013 in Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
Answered by Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi 22 minutes later
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Trica consists of Alprazolam and this is a benzodiazepine drug. It helps in sedation and this is the reason that it is commonly abused. It is a good anti-anxiety drug. Best way to quit this drug is to decrease its dose gradually and to build enough motivation in patient.

As he remains tensed so the treatment of anxiety is also must. Once his anxiety and stress come under control, he will stop taking drugs. Many drugs like SSRI as escitalopram or sertaline etc are good anti anxiety drugs. They are free of dependence potential.
In place of Trica other medicine of same group that is less addicting can be given like Etizolam. The drug is having less abuse potential and can be given in spite of Trica and then dose can be tapered easily.

Hope this helps you, if you have more questions you can ask again.

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