I was taking 14-to 16 pills a day for blood pressure
, high sugar, gout, anxiety etc. for many years and finally many side effects were coming on so I decided to stop taking these on my own as the doctor was to willing to keep pumping me with more so as I stopped taking all of these drugs the side problems like bleeding, pains in my body, throwing up and speciously diarrhea so bad I could not leave my apartment but when I stopped the medications most went away. I have been off of these pills for about a year except Teva-Lorazepam (ativan) which is hard to stop completely as I have been taking since my middle twenties I am now 73. I was taking up to 3 1MG tabs a day and am trying half that amount twice a day and is still hard. Was this a good idea? Thank you, Allan.
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Customer: What can I do about the Lorazepam as I am having a hard time sleeping because of anxiety. Thank you, Allan.
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Is there anything in particular that seems to make the symptoms better or worse?
Customer: I stopped the pills about a year ago. I quit all of the drugs pretty well cold turkey with no problems except for the lorazepam
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Nothing that I