Xanax Withdrawal

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Its it possible to feel withdrawl symptoms reducing a dose by as little as 0.25mg or is it all in my head?

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    Yes it is very possible. I felt every single little cut that I made. 0.25mg of a cut does vary according to the particular drug that you are taking because some benzos are more potent than others.

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    yes it is possible.

    i took 0.25mg for 2 months every day. i decided to stop and had horrible withdrawl. i was not sleeping at all for 4 days, was sweating, dizzy, irritable. i had horror muscle spasms.

    it all lasted approx.10 days. i even went to dr to give me smtg for sleeping.

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    There is a big difference between Xanax and Valium. Xanax has a short half life of somewhere between 6-12 hours while Valium's half life is 20-100 hours (source: The Ashton Manual) Many people choose to cross over to Valium because you don't get the roller coaster effect on Valium and that is due entirely to its longer half life. If a person is on a high dose - they need to taper from the shorter acting drug first because the equivalencies between the drugs vary greatly as well.

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