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I was addicted to Ativan X few years weaned off of them very

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I was addicted to Ativan X few years weaned off of them very slowly they caused depression and aniexty so they kept increasing the dose I have been fine for a few years. Had a nocturnal. Panic attack 2 weeks ago first time saw my PCP who prescribed Xanax even with my history .5mg at night and .25mg for 1 week than changed to Ativan 1 mg at nite and 05mg bid after taking them for a few days noticed increased anxiety was told to discontinue by taking .25mg bid and .5 mg at bedtime X 3 days the go down to 0.25 mg just at night on third day of first decreAse not sleeping at all and anxiety increases after taking Ativan severe symptoms now
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Z replied 1 year ago.

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