I want to get off this stuff as soon as possible but I don't want to be all sketched out.
Honestly, I doubt it, but you might. The longer that you take something, the more likely it is that you'll have withdrawals. The quicker acting the drug, also the more likely. So, if it was Xanax, I'd say that there's a better chance of withdrawals, Valium, much less of a chance, but Ativan at around 5mg, and that's considered around an average dosage with a half life of 9 to 16 hours which is pretty long. I'd be betting that you'll be just fine. If you do have any withdrawals, they'll probably be pretty minimal.
- Ativan Information for Consumers
- Ativan Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ativan (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 30 Aug 2009 • 1 answer
Posted 3 Sep 2009 • 2 answers
My doctor wanted me to stay on the Ativan for two weeks. Will I have bad withdrawals if I stop aftr?
Posted 18 Jun 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 23 Sep 2017 • 1 answer
Posted 18 Dec 2017 • 0 answers