Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Questions
Displaying 42 questions associated with Benzodiazepine Withdrawal.
I went off Klonopin cold turkey two weeks ago (bad move I know)... I was taking .25 mg a night to sleep (as per docs script) for three weeks... It started to make me feel extremely anxious and drugged up after taking it for a while... I seem to have EVERY protracted withdrawal symptom known to man... read more
I have been detoxing or withdrawing for almost 2 weeks. Tapered off 4 mgs a day over the past year. I'm wondering how long the withdrawing symptoms will continue at this level. How can I help it?
What to suggest? My Dr. Switched me on to Klonopin (clonazepam) from alprazolam which I took .5 mg for 7 yrs 2x a day, most recently 3x day.Today was my first go with the clonazepam .5 mg 2x a day. I was very nervous and apprehensive as you could imagine switching medicines after being on one so... read more
how can I tapper off clonazepam if they quit making it, I have been on for 25 years, I am scared. I can't get ahold of my doctor yet, and it's been 3 days and I am hallucinating, is this withdraw? oh God!
I was just wondering because I am on both klonopin and hydrocodone.
I was put on klonapin 20 yrs ago because of panic attacks and severe anxiety. I couldn't leave my home and if I did I never walked with my head up, I never looked at anyone, I was paranoid bad. I had OCD and RLS. I know it's messing up my memory. Every time I try to back off even a TINY... read more
My doctor started tapering me off of clonazepam 2 weeks ago. I had only been taking it about 6 months, .5mg 2x a day. He had me cut one of those doses in half only. I figured it wouldn't be a big deal, but oh my god, the symptoms. It's not anxiety, but a whole host of physical symptoms I... read more
... posts I think it might be withdrawal from klonopin. My last dose was Thursday night. I don't have the symptoms that I had when I withdrew from xanax years ago. I am extremely weak, chills, sweats, severe body pains, can't walk without staggering, dizzy and more. My husband took me... read more
i been on 10mgs of Valium 3x a day i dont know if theres anything they can give me stronger been on Valium for 8 moths i have very sever anxiety and probs so they want to keep me on a benzo but im building a tolerance its like im not even taking it (but i still feel alil of it the voices are still... read more
Even with all the horror stories I've heard about withdrawals from it, is this true?
I went to a new psychiatrist and she thought my dose was too high. I take three 1mg tablets a day. Is this going to be difficult? I am a bit anxious about getting off them because I have taken them most of my adult life. I am currently 53 years old. Was also wondering how long it would take. I... read more
I have been taking 500mcg of Clonazepam for 10 years. It has been a blessing because I could easily go to work and perform my duties, and cope with my anxiety. Lately I feel it's not working and I am desperate. Last night took 2 tablets only fell asleep at 5 this morning for 2/3 hours. Now... read more
I have a colonoscopy this morning at 9am. I did the prep and had to miss my nighttime dose of Klonopin (1mg) because I had to take the awful prep drink. I went to bed around 1am... and laid there with heart palpitations and panic until 3am. Because I'd be taking my morning dose of Klonopin... read more