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Low dose ativan withdrawal

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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. Shubham Mehta MD

Is it possible to have withdrawals from ativan after only taking very small doses for not even a week? 0.25 - 0.5 mgs. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shubham Mehta ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.  Rakesh Madhyastha MD

no medication yesterday or today. Is a sudden withdrawal of this small dose dangerous? ... was prescribed Ativan , which worked more quickly, and better, to bring my BP down, in addition to Quinapril ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

IS CONSTIPATION COMMON WITH A LOW DOSE OF ATIVAN? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.   Srikanth Reddy MD

on that dose and just found out that the .5 ativan that I have been taking three time a day could also be causing withdrawal effects - neither my gp or the psych mentionned anything about the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Srikanth Reddy ( Psychiatrist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr.  Abhishek Kapoor MD

if giving her Ativan is safe of a low dose of 1mg...she is 14yrs old..will this be safe? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Abhishek Kapoor ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.   Gauttam Prajapati MD

on his bedroom door. The doctor put him on a low dose of Prozac which helped for a while but the banging continued (2 or 3 times a week ) so then he was put on .5 mg daily of Ativan in Sept. He began... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Gauttam Prajapati ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.  Antoneta Zotaj MD

Our 96-year old father who has dementia lives in an assisted living facility at present. He has been prescribed a low dose of Ativan to be given upon bouts of anxiety/agitation. Staff tell us ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Antoneta Zotaj ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

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

Answered by : Dr. Ilir Sharka ( Cardiologist)
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)

Mobile Questions and Answers

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...

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...