I have anxiety , so bad it always turns to depression if I don't keep it under control . I take 100 mg sertraline and 6 mg of Ativan a day if I need it or not. Its prevention of mass anxiety I was born with it my father was the same . I am tolerant to ATIVAN not addicted or I would be on many many more by now. I cannot stop or I will be thrown in to withdrawal so bad it could kill me , I tried it before I don't recommend it. I don't want to stop I sleep at night I function better , I never will be well but I don't expect to my dad never got better and he died at 90 , if I stopped or withdrew Ativan a lot do and put themselves through years of agony only to find you still need a similar med , seems pointless , embrace you need them and get on with it , why be a bundle of nerve,s when you don't need to , the highest dose given is 10mg a day that's a massive same has 100 mg Valium but with Valium you are dizzy foggy head wreck and wake with a hangover has if you have drank a bottle of Vodka . ps dyslexic sorry
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