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i was prescribed 1 mgativan to take every eight hours a week ago. i have taken maybe 6 total. can i quit cold turkey without risk of withdrawals?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: If you only took 6 tablets and there is a reason you don't want to continue,you can stop cold turkey without any risk of withdrawl
Answered on Dec 30, 2016
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