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How do you wean off of Ativan?


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Answered 2007-05-02 20:06:32

Ah, could be tricky. Depends on what withdrawal symptoms you are experiencing but a common method is to slowly decrease dosage. For example, Day1/Day2 dose=2mg, day3/day4 dose=1mg, day5/day6 .5mg. Of course, you will still experience slight withdrawal, but the only way to get over it is to completely stop usage. This method can apply to many other benzodiazepines also.

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