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A 22-year-old female asked:

Hi, i am 22 years old. i have tapered down and am currently prescribed 5mg of methadone - liquid. will it hurt me to take 1mg of lorazepam?

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Dr. Michelle King
Psychiatry 27 years experience
It depends: If it wasn’t prescribed to be taken right now, do not take it of course. If you’re having trouble tapering your methadone, having anxiety or other symptoms from withdrawal that you're having trouble with, please call or see your provider ASAP to prevent further problems, as your taper may need to be adjusted to better fit your needs.
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