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I have about 60 Ativan Iím hoarding and Iím not even prescribed Ativan anymore. Iím wondering if I have some sort of problem or something.
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I have 420 xanax so if anyone has a problem its me lol
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I counted mine today and I just have 40. But I can get it refilled in 10 days. If I just take one a day then Iíll have 90 in 10 days, and thatís if I donít refill it a day early. So I can see how it adds up.
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I canít believe how dependent I actually am though. I thought I was having a reaction to the flu shot I got this afternoon. I was freaking out majorly and having all these physical symptoms. I thought I needed to go to the ER. It turned out I was just having 12 hour Xanax withdrawal symptoms. 30 minutes after one and I was fine.
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I canít believe how dependent I actually am though. I thought I was having a reaction to the flu shot I got this afternoon. I was freaking out majorly and having all these physical symptoms. I thought I needed to go to the ER. It turned out I was just having 12 hour Xanax withdrawal symptoms. 30 minutes after one and I was fine.
Do you take it everyday? What dose?
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I've been on valium(10mg)/clonazepam(0.5mg) for years, so far the only problem is dependency, else everything is fine, no damage to my body.
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Do you take it everyday? What dose?
I take .5 once a day.
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I've used Klonopin for about 3 years as needed at this point. Sometimes daily, sometimes not for a month. I think there are issues with long term use, but there's also issues with chronic anxiety... so... I think you have to weigh the pros and cons.
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I've been on 2mg of Xanax for three years. Long term damage, affects your cognitive abilities and memory.
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Do you think you will ever lower the dose on them or ever get off them??
I've been on klonopin for years...

I dont think I will ever be able to get off them. Right now I do not have the inclination to try and change it again. Doesn't seem to be worth the backlash.
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