In order to wean off of the lorazepam, you will have to decrease the dose very slowly. If you are currently taking one 1mg tablet at bedtime, you can decrease that to 0.5mg (half a tablet) at bedtime for a week or so. If that doesn’t work, you can try to cut the tablets into quarters and take 0.75mg. Just monitor how you feel to be sure you are not experiencing withdrawal symptoms. I would also discuss this with your prescribing physician as well.
thank you much ma'am for your response but i would also like to ask you, considering my long term use of sleep medications. should i be trying to wean it off. what would you say to that. I will also discuss this with my doc. I also have depression, eating disorder for which i was quarter of olanzapine and fluoxetine combine. coz my weight has shot up causing bp so i have stopped the meds for depression now. thanks agin
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