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  1. waiting long to see a doctor
    ... the meds we need (I take methadone, percocet and a benzodiazepine just for pain...other stuff for depression, etc.)...

  2. TMJ and facial numbness!!!
    ... Klonopin is a long acting benzodiazepine pill used for many different things. I'm not saying...

  3. overdosing on sleeping pills...effects?
    ... A Professer Ashton who discovered the protracted benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome is referred to alot on some of...

General Health board

  1. Clonazepam
    ... specifically the area under the eye with regard to the benzodiazepine class of drugs? Valium, Atavan, Xanax... etc. ...

  2. Therapeutic level of Metadate for adults??
    ... anxiety? That's a powerful "downer"(CNS depressant) a benzodiazepine . It is really a anti-seizure med; prescribing it for...
    ... but after some time the panic can get worse due to benzodiazepine tolerance which may explain the worsening state you ... by a PHD in the UK who studied and ran a clinic for benzodiazepine withdrawal for many years there. It might be helpful...
    ... Maybe we mixed spellings here, because Klonopin is a benzodiazepine used for anxiety, and 10 mgs. would be a huge, huge...

  3. Xanax and grapefruit
    ... from the CaroMount Health site: Medications in the benzodiazepine family exert calming and sedative effects and are ... used to treat anxiety and insomnia. Benzodiazepine s are also used as muscle relaxants and anticonvulsants ... the neurotransmitter (a chemical messenger) GABA. Benzodiazepine drugs include alprazolam (Xanax) chlordiazepoxide ... normal breakdown of several drugs, including some benzodiazepine s, allowing them to build up to potentially dangerous ... glass of juice.2 Because of this risk, if you take benzodiazepine s, the safest approach is to avoid grapefruit juice...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Using Vitamins/Supplements to help me get on Paxil (to ease the painful side-effects)
    ... upward titration, I would be strongly tempted to use a benzodiazepine (like clonazepam) for titration. The only problem ... cannot stay on the benzo indefinitely. Getting off a benzodiazepine is hell for anybody with an anxiety disorder. Is there...

  2. Alternatives to Xanax
    ... Gamma Amino Butyric Acid is the natural alternative to Benzodiazepine type tranquilizers. Zanax works by directly influencing...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. 13 yr daughter to stop Zoloft CT?!
    ... precedence of course, but you might want to ask for a benzodiazepine such as Valium, Xanax, or Klonopin for her to take...

  2. Is this pill combo safe???
    ... the cause. I have read that you should not take one benzodiazepine with another, particularly Valium with Lorazepam. ... this drug. I have also read that you should not take benzodiazepine s with the anti-depressant Mirtazapine, which incidently...

  3. Antidepressants-someone explain
    ... in other words, if one is taking a "downer" like a benzodiazepine which targets inhibitory receptors (GABA), the brain...

  4. Zolft & Valerian Root
    ... ingredients in valerian have been shown to bind to the benzodiazepine receptor in the brain. This is the receptor benzodiazepine ... commonly being prescribed Zoloft plus Xanax or some other benzodiazepine together with no ill effects, so I see no problem...

Pain Management board

  1. DULOXETINE for neuropathic pain
    ... Klonopin(clonazepam) (even though it's technically a benzodiazepine ) [SIZE="3"]Tricyclic Antidepressants[/SIZE] - Elavil...

  2. Post surg meds - Fenantyl and Ketamine - thoughts?
    ... that is known in Australia as Rivotril (clonazepam, a benzodiazepine tranquiliser)...

  3. Changing from oxy's
    ... Gabitril, Klonopin(even though it's technically a benzodiazepine ) [SIZE="3"]Tricyclic Antidepressants[/SIZE] - Elavil...

  4. Very cold here---Bad burning and pinching pain. I can't take anymore!!
    ... Gabitril, Klonopin(even though it's technically a benzodiazepine ) Tricyclic Antidepressants - Elavil(amitryptiline...

  5. I need some advice!
    ... Gabitril, Klonopin(even though it's technically a benzodiazepine ) [SIZE="3"]Tricyclic Antidepressants[/SIZE] - Elavil...

  6. Fentanyl patch questions
    ... Gabitril, Klonopin(even though it's technically a benzodiazepine ) [SIZE="3"]Tricyclic Antidepressants[/SIZE] - Elavil...

  7. Nerve Pain
    ... Gabitril, Klonopin(even though it's technically a benzodiazepine ) [SIZE="4"]Tricyclic Antidepressants[/SIZE] - Elavil...

  8. Replacing Medications With Generic Brands
    ... ProSom 2 mg, which is estazolam. This medication is a benzodiazepine (the same class as Xanax, Valium, etc.). I'm not ... sure about Lunesta, but the benzodiazepine s are Schedule IV meds. Although I am--for most...

  9. New member. I need advice!
    ... to have little to no side-effects from narcotic and benzodiazepine usage (drowsiness, inability to concentrate, etc,...

  10. Question about anxiety
    ... However, being in recovery, no doctor will prescribe a benzodiazepine medication to me. The benzo's include: Ativan, Valium ... try everything else first before resorting to the benzodiazepine s. Brian...

  11. Has this ever happened to you?
    ... to take Klonopin (clonazepam) for anxiety. It is a benzodiazepine so please take it only as directed because it can...
    ... to take Klonopin (clonazepam) for anxiety. It is a benzodiazepine so please take it only as directed because it can...

  12. Update " Test shows hydromorphone ( Dilaudid )..."
    ... talking about , has been found to metabolize into a benzodiazepine in some people ! Which is nothing to really worry...

  13. The lab test shows " Hydromorphone ( Dilaudid ) "
    ... talking about , has been found to metabolize into a benzodiazepine in some people ! Which is nothing to really worry...

  14. weening of meds\does it depend on what med?
    ... be me again Please don't take Xanax or any other benzodiazepine if you can help it. While the majority of folks can ... taper benzodiazepine s just fine, a significant minority, perhaps as many...

  15. Here's my situation... new medication suggestions, PLEASE?
    ... because there is nothing worse then trying to come off a benzodiazepine habit,shudder!!!!...Dave:)...

  16. TENS unit, Neurountin and lidocaine cream
    ... many others on this board will. Klonopin is a benzodiazepine , while it is normally used for social anxiety at dosages ... does Lyrica as most patients are not resistant to benzodiazepine drugs. As a testament to Klonopin, it is used...

  17. I dont see many on this board using Methadone... why is that?
    ... respitory failure.The other problem is methadone and benzodiazepine do not mix well as they both can cause respitory failure...

  18. does anyone feel this way with pain?
    ... Mother's physician prescribes Ativan (lorazepam...a benzodiazepine ) for her to use, AS NEEDED, with her pain medications...

  19. Need help w/sleep med.....
    ... hope you find it soon! Your concern about taking a benzodiazepine is certainly valid. I recall taking Restoril early...

  20. Restoril?
    ... acomadated to it's effects. Restoril® (temazepam) is a benzodiazepine hypnotic agent. Tolerance to benzo's occurs just...

  21. Really need help, long post but urgent, need info
    ... special training. The nurse will use a "cocktail" of a benzodiazepine and an opiate to make you comfortable. The benzo...
    ... special training. The nurse will use a "cocktail" of a benzodiazepine and an opiate to make you comfortable. The benzo...

  22. Possible answers as to why some are having trouble getting pain meds.
    ... predictable sequelae of regular, legitimate opioid or benzodiazepine use, and does not equate with addiction. Tolerance...

  23. Robaxin causing more muscle spams?
    ... muscles as well. If those fail you, you could try a benzodiazepine like Klonopin/Valium and you might get some relief...

  24. Shoreline I need some advice
    ... predictable sequelae of regular, legitimate opioid or benzodiazepine use, and does not equate with addiction. Tolerance...

  25. Xanax for chronic pain?
    ... or 'feeling' relief of anxiety.) BuSpar is not a benzodiazepine and usually is not sedating in the manner of anxiolytics ... resorting to a tranquilizer or benzo. As far as a benzodiazepine for pain... I do not think that it is a good choice...

  26. med question
    ... slowing the taper or using small doses of clonidine or a benzodiazepine . Appropriate Use Versus Abuse Nothing is intrinsical...

  27. opiates and side effects
    ... slowing the taper or using small doses of clonidine or a benzodiazepine . Appropriate Use Versus Abuse Nothing is intrinsical...

  28. opiod contract
    ... predictable sequelae of regular, legitimate opioid or benzodiazepine use, and does not equate with addiction. Tolerance...

  29. Do I need a new Dr. ??
    ... slowing the taper or using small doses of clonidine or a benzodiazepine . Appropriate Use Versus Abuse Nothing is intrinsical...

  30. Is this OK?
    ... predictable sequelae of regular, legitimate opioid or benzodiazepine use, and does not equate with addiction. Tolerance...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    ... went to sleep without it again. I already take a benzodiazepine for my anxiety. Any tips on how to get used to...

  2. What is the strongest benzodiazepine
    ... diazepam.. There is information pertaining to this Benzodiazepine on WIKI...
    ... controversy about Klonopin and Xanax. I have taken most all benzodiazepine s, and Xanax makes me the sleepiest and it is addictive ... cold turkey. Actually the strongest and most potent benzodiazepine is Flunitrazepam also known as Rohypnol.. 7 to 10...
    ... PHARMAGURU;3666515]Actually the strongest and most potent benzodiazepine is Flunitrazepam also known as Rohypnol.. 7 to 10 ... Rohypnol which is Flunitrazepam to be the most potent benzodiazepine .I am aware of the dosaging and drug equivalencies ... roofie").[2] Flunitrazepam is classed as a nitro benzodiazepine . Other nitrobenzodiazepines include nitrazepam and...

  3. Trying to quit all meds!!!
    ... Yes, it can take years for some people, it's called benzodiazepine protracted withdrawal syndrome but that doesn't always...

  4. Insomnia - is there help besides medication?
    ... But such protracted withdrawal is usually from benzodiazepine severe tolerance/dependancy; other drugs/methods may...

  5. chronic insomnia please help
    ... called The Ashton Manual which mentions protracted benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome. I prefer to call it benzodiazepine ... written here in the US, despite her years of study on benzodiazepine s and also she ran a withdrawal clinic in the UK. ... the medical community here in the US finally admits benzodiazepine s can be addictive and now many doctors are hesitant...

  6. Can't sleep after anxiety medication
    ... stimulating and can interfer with sleep. If it's a benzodiazepine , those usually cause drowziness for a few weeks but...

  7. Has anyone taken this to help sleep?
    ... Temazepam ( Razepam, Restoril,Temaz ) is a sedative ( benzodiazepine ) used primarily as a sleeping pill.It is used in ... insomnia,or waking to early. CLASS: 3-Hydroxy Benzodiazepine . Generic name: Temazepam. Type: Sedative,Hypnotic ... sedative effects of this drug.Do not take other sedative, benzodiazepine s,or sleeping pills with this drug. The combinations ... could be fatal.Do not drink alcohol when taking benzodiazepine s. Alcohol can lower blood pressure and decrease your ... pregnant.Some studies have found that taking some benzodiazepine s may lead to birth defects. Do not take this drug ... Do not use If: You had negative reactions to other benzodiazepine s,if you have kidney or liver disease.Do not take if...

  8. Insomnia caused by Buspar?
    ... I just wanted to clarify here. Valium is a benzodiazepine . Buspar is an anti-anxiety agent that is chemically ... and pharmacologically unrelated to benzodiazepine s, barbiturates, and other tranquilizers. In most...

  9. What's better?
    ... both have their pros and cons. Because Restoril is a benzodiazepine , it carries a higher risk of dependence. On the...
    ... both have their pros and cons. Because Restoril is a benzodiazepine , it carries a higher risk of dependence. On the...

  10. Ambien
    ... Glenda, do you mean lorazepam (Ativan)? That's a benzodiazepine ..they can cause dependancy and tolerance (stop working...
    ... Ativan is harder to get off of. However, Restoril is a benzodiazepine too and all benzos are not recommended for use past...

  11. Temazepam warnings!
    ... It is a benzodiazepine and there is a very good site if you type in benzo...

  12. new to temazepam
    ... dependancy, tolerance and withdrawal issues. It is a benzodiazepine . Try typing benzo withdrawal or benzo addiction in...

  13. Please Help !!!!! Unusual Symptoms Here !
    ... I wondered about the history because Serax is a benzodiazepine , a class of anxiety/sleep meds so I wondered if you ... withdrawal in your search for more information on benzodiazepine s; there is one from the U.K. that is excellent. Best...

  14. AMBIEN? This Was Emailed This Morning:
    ... mentioned taking Xanax in a different post...that one is a benzodiazepine ...typing benzo withdrawal in the search should pop...

  15. Long Term Sleeping Problems - Zolpidem (Stilnoct)?
    ... websites about sleep and anxiety drugs, mainly of the benzodiazepine family...but other families of drugs for sleep are...
    ... alot of reading to do). Although Ambien is not in the benzodiazepine family, it is very close, missing only one receptor...

  16. Insomnia: Just a Happy, Active Mind!
    ... addictive" (so opponents of it claim)tranquilizer or benzodiazepine (like valium but it lasts longer and is much newer...

  17. HELP!!! Taking RESTORIL, TRAZADONE, STILL not sleeping!!
    ... most psych drugs, especially ones like Restorial (a benzodiazepine ), will suppress REM sleep when you take them; this...

  18. How much Elavil OR diphenhydramine??
    ... difficult. Anyhow, I will never ever consider taking a benzodiazepine again. I have also tried a couple sleep tapes...
    ... diabetis related peripheral neuropathy. Another non- benzodiazepine medication used for insomnia is Chloral hydrate 250 ... 500mg before going to bed. Ambien is a short acting benzodiazepine widely used for insomnia when people have difficulty ... falling asleep. Long acting benzodiazepine s such as Ativan or Restoril are mainly used when people...

Smoking Cessation board

  1. Quitting Smoking and Anxiety
    ... in about starting a new job. I'm already taking a benzodiazepine (klonopin) for my anxiety as well as antidepressants...

Back Problems board

  1. Obeying vs Not Obeying Orders for Post Op Spinal Fusion
    ... take brufen for a week and I'm still taking lexotan ( benzodiazepine ) before going to bed....it seems to me that i do three...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. Serapax behaviour?
    ... Sally, I give my mom 1/8 mg of alprazolam (also a benzodiazepine ) when she's having a really bad time. That's really...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. brain shakes - back of head
    ... then of course the dreaded benzo's!! I was on a benzodiazepine for 4 months and went cold turkey. I should have tapered...

  2. Speaking problem.. get massive fatigue from speaking??
    ... I spoke with my doctor about it and he prescrbed a benzodiazepine . I didn't want to take it but I did. The withdrawal ... effects of having taken that strong 'medication', the benzodiazepine called klonopin. It sounds too like your problem...

  3. Burning sensation in scalp..please help
    ... Somethink it is related to withdrawal effect to a benzodiazepine that I was on and cold turkeyed. My doc thought it...

  4. involuntary muscle contractions & severe pain
    ... anti-spasm meds (hyoscyamine) 3X a day. Xanax is a benzodiazepine and so is Klonopin but I think Klonopin is considered...

Epilepsy board

  1. Info. Needed and Appreciated
    ... nervous about being off the meds than anything. Benzodiazepine medications are addictive, but taking them regularly...

  2. My Stay At Hospital To Test For Seizures /can Anyone Help With My Questions????
    ... anticonvulsants (and no doc should cold turkey any benzodiazepine meds - Xanax, Ativan, Klonopin, Tranxene, etc since...
    ... anticonvulsants (and no doc should cold turkey any benzodiazepine meds - Xanax, Ativan, Klonopin, Tranxene, etc since...
    ... is actually a good med for changing to a different benzodiazepine since it has a longer half life, so gives you longer...

  3. Klonopin
    ... effects are minimized), and it has helped to have a benzodiazepine on board. Even though it's in the same category as...

  4. hearing sounds at night
    ... Xanax is one of the benzodiazepine medications that is very unsafe to not have if you...

  5. Looking for support...
    ... having reasons to change it), and Klonopin, to keep a benzodiazepine on board to help cut down on the seizures (along with...

  6. Odd Question ie. topamax/klonopin
    ... for other disorders. If someone is taken off of a benzodiazepine (like Klonopin, Ativan, Xanax, Tranxene, Valium, etc...

  7. Help with Auras/Anxiety Attacks...
    ... idea is clonazepam/Klonopin.....it's a longer acting benzodiazepine , so you don't have to take it as often, and it helps...

  8. Generic Ativan Withdrawl
    ... the worst of it....would still let the doc know. Any benzodiazepine has the potential of increasing seizures if stopped...


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