Aa
A
A
A
Close
Addiction: Substance Abuse Community
32.1k Members
Avatar universal

i need answers please

i'm withdrawling off of lortab 8x day cold turkey i ended up having a seziure and the doc prescribed me lorazapan on top of my xanax and seroquel 50mg all 3 times a day to get through the withdrawal symtoms is this truely safe when i have p.t.s.d. n suicidal thoughts?
3 Responses
Avatar universal
No, not really safe...All the rx's from the same doctor? Did he tell you to stop the Ativan and replace it with the Xanax?  You need to call the doctor and make all this crystal clear.
Be sure to tell him about the suicide ideation and ptsd. Keep in touch...
Avatar universal
HI did you c/t off the xanex that would cause seizure it is extremely rare for any side effects coming off narcotics unless uoi have underlining health risks normally it will make you wish you where dead but rarely do we see problems it was probable the benzo that did it ....from here in follow dortors orders you will get there it when its done and said get rid of the laraspam b/4 it becomes a problem the xanex will have to be tapered slowly nothing like a good scare to shake things up good luck and God bless.....Gnarly    
Avatar universal
No.....not safe!  Not safe AT ALL!  Call him or get in to see someone asap even if you have to go to the ER if you are having the suicidal thoughts.  Nothing to play around with.....ok?

Let us know!  I'll be thinking about ya!: )
Have an Answer?
Top Addiction Answerers
495284 tn?1333894042
City of Dominatrix, MN
Avatar universal
phoenix, AZ
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Is treating glaucoma with marijuana all hype, or can hemp actually help?
If you think marijuana has no ill effects on your health, this article from Missouri Medicine may make you think again.
Julia Aharonov, DO, reveals the quickest way to beat drug withdrawal.
Tricks to help you quit for good.
For people with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), the COVID-19 pandemic can be particularly challenging.
A list of national and international resources and hotlines to help connect you to needed health and medical services.