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Ativan withdrawal how long

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Dr. Shubham Mehta MD

Is it safe to suddenly withdraw from Ativan? I take it 4 times a day. I have been taking this regimen for over ten years. How long will the withdrawal last and is there any dangers or... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shubham Mehta ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.    Alexander H. Sheppe MD

experiencing for such a low dose and duration. How long should I stay on 1.25 before going down lower to 1 mg ...I am currently titrating from 1.5 mg (.5 3xs throughout night for sleep) of Ativan to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

I am withdrawing from Ativan . Have been taking 2mgs. & am now down to l mg. How much do I drop now? Have been on l mg for l week. I am 78 yrs old & have been quite unsteady on my feet. Was thinking I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Preeti Parakh MD

hi i need help with ativan withdrawal. I have taken 0.5 for one week and on friday went to 0 ... and another one at 7pm as i was feeling still like i needed. I desperately want to wean off ativan but i... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Preeti Parakh ( Addiction Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

was that strong but i had no options & made it through some how. Will the Lexipro help me with the Ativan W/D? Will the 1mg x 2 help me through the major effects of Ativan W/D? Thank you. How... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ronald Schubert ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha. MD

I was on ativan for the last 2 months taken about 1 mg per day, for the last 3 weeks took 3 times a day 0.5mg now for the last 2 days i take 0.5mg at night and 0.25 mg twice during day time. How long ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha. ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

in future or how safe is this medicine ? If I stop taking this medication What are the withdrawal symptoms ? Will it be danger to stop this medicine at once which may cause severe withdrawal symptoms... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Purva Patel MD

hi i am on ativan it was 5 mgs ive taken it down to 2mgs daily and plan to quit taking,Im also ... because of the holiday I wasnt able to pick up my scripts, so I took ativan 3 at a time visteril 3 25 mgs ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Purva Patel ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

? Anynsuggestions and how slowly,the taper should be. I have been on Ativan for 11 years andmhave beenmusing ...Mymdoctor wants to wean me from Ativan 0.5mg each night. Is it true there isn t anything... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ilir Sharka ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Ajit Kumar Varma MD

I am recently trying to get off of Adivan after taking 1mg as a sleep aid for the last several years. I have chipped away at the pill for the last 2 weeks and am presently taking a little more than 1/2 a pill. I m still... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ajit Kumar Varma ( Podiatrist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Karen Steinberg MD

Ativan may reduce anxiety associated with opiate withdrawal, and act as a muscle spasm reducer, so in that sense may be helpful. However, Ativan itself is an addictive drug, and has its own...

Dr.  Prasad MD

It depends on the dose and duration. However for all practical purpose all drug withdrawal and switch should be done under strict medical supervision. If you been on low dose say 1 mg for fairly short period, your...