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I'm a prescription for Benzos and it will run out about 3

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I'm a prescription for Benzos and it will run out about 3 days before the pharmacy can refill. I've been on them for a few months. What can I do in the gap period between running out and the pharmacy filling? I've read I could have seizures. Can I substitute something non prescription in the gap period, like acoh?
JA: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?
Customer: No? Periods of anxiety? Every 2 days off and on throughout the day. I've been trying to ween from 4mg to 2mg daily and have only been partly successful.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

you should not add in alcohol which can tear up your stomach, tax your liver and kidneys, and make you more fatigued and dehydrated.

you should taper down from 4 to 2mg. what are you taking? ativan? xanax?

how old are you?

who is the doctor who is writing you for these benzos?