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Re: social anxiety - benzos - back to Rick.

Posted by saint james on December 4, 1999, at 19:25:20

In reply to Re: social anxiety - benzos - back to Rick., posted by Louise on December 4, 1999, at 11:19:09

> Rick,
> It's silly to say that just because a benzo is longer lasting that it's less likely to cause dependency. Any benzo will eventually cause dependency if taken continually for several weeks.

James here....

No it is not silly, I think. Longer acting ones taper the dose sloewly so there is less w/d. Xanax is short acting and tends to be more addictive because of this. Addiction to benzo has no negative health effects, as long as your doc will continue to prescribe.





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