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Effect of withdrawal of ativan - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I'm switching from ativan to zoloft
User :   how long will I feel withdraws from ativan?
Doctor :   ok
User :   is it ok to stop taking ativan cold turkey
User :   ?
Doctor :   u need to consult ur doctor before u withdraw ativan
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   ativan withdrawal should be slow and gradual and sudden
Doctor :   and sudden withdrawal may cause severe withdrawal symptoms
User :   I was hoping to stop taking all at once because I'm pregnant
Doctor :   please do speak to ur doctor before taking any step
Doctor :   then u need to consult them
Doctor :   either ur gynecologist or the physician
Doctor :   please dont stop at once
User :   I have an app. next wek
Doctor :   ok

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