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Re: Benzos, Benzos, Benzos... mattw84

Posted by ed_uk on April 18, 2005, at 14:36:53

In reply to Re: Benzos, Benzos, Benzos... ed_uk, posted by mattw84 on April 18, 2005, at 14:24:03

Hi Matt,

After your withdrawal is complete, you could consider using Xanax prn for severe anxiety. I do not know whether this will be necessary, it's just a suggestion. Benzos can be very useful for the prn treatment of severe anxiety.

You *may* be physically dependent on Xanax but you are not a 'drug addict' AFAIK! There is no reason to avoid Xanax completely in future, prn use will not re-establish physical dependence. It's only necessary to avoid a drug completely if there's been a psychological 'addiction' eg. alcohol in a former 'alcoholic'.

I'm not sure why you've decided to withdraw overnight, I would not want you to experience intense anxiety or have a seizure.

Ed.


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