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Hello,I am Dr. Aren,I have over 37 years of clinical experience, and I will help with your query. Benzodiazepines , especially Diazepam/Alprazolam will develop tolerance over a period of time,you will need larger and larger doses to achieve the same effect.These drugs are also addictive ,hence they are avoided except for short term use like 1-2 weeks.Withdrawal from benzodiazepines needs the help of a doctor who is experienced in withdrawal,the stopping of such drugs cold turkey will cause more problems if you have been taking them for a long time.The withdrawal is very gradual and will take at least a few months.

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