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How to start ativan withdrawal

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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 ... that yesterday at 3pm. Today at 3pm i started to feel like my head nerves stretching so i took 0.25 at 3... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Preeti Parakh ( Addiction Medicine Specialist)
Dr.   Alexander H. Sheppe MD

and withdrawal. What is your suggestion? Should I continue to take the Ativan at bedtime until my next ... me Ativan for sleep, and as needed for anxiety. After my visit to the Psychologist, she had ... 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. 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)
Dr.  Abhishek Kapoor MD

I have been taking 1 mg Ativan every other day for a month and have also started taking Lexapro and will discontinue the Ativan when the Lexapro takes full effect . How long can I take the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Abhishek Kapoor ( Psychiatrist)

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Dr. MAHENDRA SHIVRAM THAKRE MD

interaction of methadone and ativan. also ativan withdrawal symptoms i am a 43 year old male and am .... Is this all common and if i were to stop taking the ativan how lng will these... View answer

Answered by : Dr. MAHENDRA SHIVRAM THAKRE ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
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

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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)
Dr. Nazma.amman MD

I have taken Ativan for many years for sleep/anxiety. My doctor wants me to quit Ativan. I have never abused it, am still on the original doseage of 5 mg. My lab numbers are normal. I was injured ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nazma.amman ( General & Family Physician)

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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...

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...