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Carrollton, GA
A 26-year-old male asked:

2mg of ativan daily, 1mg twice daily. taken for over 3 months. can i safely taper down over 2 months? need a plan. safe to go faster? dr wont help.

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Dr. Jacob Petrosky
General Surgery 11 years experience
Prescribing provider: Hi, it is important to be sure that your anxiety is under control before you come off this medication. The physician who provided you with the medication should typically provide you with their instructions for tapering off any particular medication. If they are unable to help, please ask them for a recommendation to another physician they trust. This med can be addictive. Be safe.
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