Going to Thailand in 6 weeks, need to taper off valium before I go please help

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Hello, I have been taking valium, mainly off the street 10mg tablets for about 4 years on and off due to my generalised anxiety disorder. At first I never thought I would get addicted and it helped for a while, but now has become a big problem. I live in the UK where valium addicts aren't treated seriously, sadly.

I went for help at my GP last November, got given a diary and told to go and taper off myself. It sickened me. So at New Year, I really wanted to change my life around. I am a muay thai boxer and booked a 3 week trip to Phuket, Thailand and vowed to turn my life away from valium and beat anxiety and have a successful muay thai career and get my life back on track.

To shorten it up, I need help, tips etc on how to get off these in 6 weeks before I go, as I am not risking smuggling them in a vitamin tub like I have done to Spain etc before due to the scary strict rules on drugs in Thailand. I am so looking forward to this trip. Before New Year I was self medicating on about 20-30 valium per day, plus 4 dihydrocodeine and 4-6 tramadol 50mg to block the anxiety out.

I have managed to kick the opiates out my life, just the valium now, I am down to 8-10 tablets per day. What do you recommend in the next 6 weeks, I have came a long way getting off the amount of valium I was taking, but I am still dependant and getting off all opiates. My anxiety is starting to get a little high as I begin to detox further, just any tips, good 6 week detox plans as I cannot cancel this trip of a lifetime, infact this 3 week trip could be the beginning of a new life for me.

Thank you and sorry for such a long post. Its my first time on here.

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  • Posted

    Hi I'm.really sorry but I think it's going to take longer than.6 weeks to.come off them.xx

  • Posted

    I know but I can't just throw away an experience of a lifetime that I had paid 1000 pounds plus for. I will just need to cut down what I can the next 6 weeks and keep training and stay string over in Thailand where I wull be training everyday. I wanted to take a few tonight but went to muay thai instead and never took any. I will try my best because I am definitely going just looking for some help that will ease it a little

  • Posted

    It is going to be hard but I did it 3 for one week 2 for one week and then 1 for one week ten none. It saved all the horrid withdrawals.
  • Posted

    It is going to be hard but I did it 3 for one week 2 for one week and then 1 for one week ten none. It saved all the horrid withdrawals.

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