I am taking 3 MG of ativan daily. What is a safe amount to decrease daily to eventually stop all ?
- 23 Jun 2014 by cajunsc
- 10 August 2014
I just signed in to this site... Your question was months ago..so I do not know if you are still in the same spot..
I, too, was taking 3mg a day... now off Ativan for almost three years. The most important thing you need to know about Ativan is that according to some, it is about the most powerful of the Benzos and that you need to go very very slowly;..I've read decrease 10% every two weeks... Do not rush it. See The Ashton Manual for solid information..blessings, mmc
Hi. I have been taking Ativan for 34 years!! My tolerance levels built up over the years so for the last 16 years I've been taking 15mg every single day... yes, 15mg!!! 3x5mg tablets whuch I have only ever seen here in Spain. Of course over the years I have tried to cut down but it really is so difficult you know, especially at the lower levels. In the 80s yes I almost made it with the help of weekly one hour counselling, but when the funding dried up that was that..
So I would say without regular help and support it is so very difficult to do it alone!! Good luck.
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