diazepam and tranxene for withdrawal

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I am in my first day took 7.5 of the tranxene plus 5 of the diazepam.the day went ok was out and about this am a little tired got up at 4:30 bed  at 10 middle of the afternoon exhaustion hit I fell asleep something I almost never do.other than that I feel ok....so far I know trouble may be brewing hope wd is not ahead .I started anew discussion as the dizzy days was really getting a following. I hope Dave and Craig will follow this as I will let them know how this wd method is working for me...also need all the support I can get as this is alonely battle and untested ground .Thank you much love 


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    Just curious as to which medication you are addicted? I don't see any mention of that here. The reason I ask, is I noticed one persons comment below:

    [[tootsie58 carol20979 • about an hour ago

    Why are you taking traxene it is another benzo.

    I am lost for words why someone would add another benzo

    to the mix.]]

    If the addiction is to Xanax, it only has a half-life of about 1 hour. So, to answer "tootsies" question, the reason is likely the relatively long half-life of Tranxene, which is 40-50 hrs. This allows one to have those benzo receptors filled up for a longer time, and makes it much longer before WDs kick in. Also, another helpful factor when tring to mitigate the effets of WDs, is that it is usually much easier to titrate down longer half-life meds, while kicking addiction. Diazepam is useful for the same reason that Tranxene is, the half-life can be as high as 200 hours in some people.

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