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Ativan Withdrawal and Tapering Help

Ativan is considered one of the most challenging benzodiazepines to quit, in large part due to the short half-life that causes severe breakthrough anxiety, fear and insomnia.  Ativan can cause a reduction in brain mass and is linked to Alzheimers, so escaping this addiction is critical to your future health. Our NonProfit has been helping people safely withdraw for over 14 Years and we can certainly help you too. Contact us for help.

What I realized right from the get-go is that Point of Return is not throwing a sales pitch. What you’re getting are people with the scars of experience, the dedication that only comes from tested knowledge and the patience and wisdom of having walked the walk themselves. Do you really want to trust someone who hasn’t been there, done that? - Mark E. (Ativan)

Stanley Bell invented the drug Ativan (Lorazepam) and it was introduced onto the market in 1977 for the treatment of anxiety.  His work has left millions seriously addicted. Ativan has an extreme physical addiction potential due to its high-potency and short-acting onset of action.  Abruptly stopping or rapidly withdrawing Ativan is not recommended due to the severity of withdrawal symptoms that include the risk of seizure, psychosis or dangerously high blood pressure. A gradual dose reduction is necessary for your safety and to minimize the potentially debilitating symptoms. Contact Us if you need help to taper off of Ativan or have questions.

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Real Results for Ativan Dependency

The Point of Return Program is an in-home tapering program that allows you to gradually lessen the amount of Ativan while also implementing the use of all-natural, calming nutraceuticals to help ease symptoms. We eliminate Interaction items to help make Ativan withdrawal more comfortable. Our physician recommended schedules allow your doctor to taper you off Ativan correctly.  The success of our program over the past 14 years is due to our unmatched service and unique mentoring approach. We are the Prescription Drug Experts. Ativan is dangerous to abruptly or rapidly stop and our program is a proven, viable, low-cost option to continue living your life while tapering.  Read program FAQ page .

We are prescription drug experts that specialize Benzodiazepine withdrawals.

We've helped people in 76 counties and in all 50 states of the USA

PROVEN RESULTS

This is a low cost program with proven results. So you don't suffer...

Testimonials

Thank you. Thank you.  I am drug free thanks to Point of Return. I won't stop my effort to tell everyone about this wonderful group of selfless people. more...

Carol (USA) Ativan

he program works and you can take that to the bank! If you need to free yourself from the chains of drug dependence please do not hesitate as every day is precious. more...

Bobby (USA) Ativan

I owe everyone at Point of Return a huge THANK YOU for the support and guidance that led to my success in getting off the Ativan. more...

William (USA) Ativan

Key Components of Our In-Home Program

  • Skilled Experts in Prescription Drugs guiding you throughout the process.
  • Professional, kind mentoring
  • Assessment at the onset to determine taper rates, potential interactions, etc.
  • *Nutraceuticals specially formulated to ease symptoms, these are used throughout the program
  • Unlike herbs and many vitamins, our nutraceuticals will not interact medications
  • Information, advice and direction
  • 24/7 discussion board with encouraging members and knowledgeable mentors 
  • Email and phone access at no charge
  • Recommendations for addressing symptoms such as gut problems, headaches, pain, etc. 
  • Experienced team of committed experts with over 14 years experience
  • Every person at Point of Return has a personal story with these drugs. You are not alone

          Call toll-free  866-605-2333  to Learn More or send us an Email .

Side Effects May Include

Dizziness, sedation (excessive calm), unsteadiness, weakness, agitation, change in appetite, depression, eye function disorders, headache, memory impairment, mental disorientation, nausea, skin problems, sleep disturbance, stomach, intestinal disorders, tolerance and dependency. abdominal pains, aching, agoraphobia, anxiety, blurred vision, body vibrations, changes in perception, diarrhea, distended abdomen, feeling of unreality, flu-like symptoms, flatulence, food cravings, hair loss, heart palpitations, heavy limbs, increased allergies, increased sense of smell, insomnia, lethargy, loss of balance, metallic taste, muscle spasms, nightmares, panic attacks, paranoia, persistent & unpleasant memories, severe headaches, shaking, short term memory loss, sore mouth and tongue, sound & light sensitivity, speech difficulties, sweating, suicidal thoughts, tinnitus, unusually sensitive, fear

Abrupt Discontinuation

Abrupt discontinuation of treatment may be accompanied by extreme withdrawal symptoms including headaches, terror, increased anxiety, fear, depression, insomnia, restlessness, confusion, irritability, sweating, rebound phenomena, extreme fatigue, dizziness, derealization or depersonalization, over-sensitivity to sound, numbness/tingling of extremities, hypersensitivity to light or noise, physical contact/perceptual changes, involuntary movements, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, hallucinations/delirium, convulsions/seizures, abdominal cramps, muscle pain, agitation, heart palpitations, tachycardia, panic attacks, over-responsive reflexes, short-term memory loss, and elevated or lowered body temperature.

Withdrawal Symptoms May Include

Abdominal pains, aching, agoraphobia, anxiety, blurred vision, body vibrations, changes in perception, diarrhea, distended abdomen, feeling of unreality, flu-like symptoms, flatulence, food cravings, hair loss, heart palpitations, heavy limbs, increased allergies, increased sense of smell, insomnia, lethargy, loss of balance, metallic taste, muscle spasms, nightmares, panic attacks, paranoia, persistent & unpleasant memories, severe headaches, shaking, short term memory loss, sore mouth and tongue, sound & light sensitivity, speech difficulties, sweating, suicidal thoughts, tinnitus, unusually sensitive, fear.

Break Free Today

At Point of Return, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we have spent the last 14 years helping people taper off Ativan correctly. With customized taper rates and all natural nutraceuticals, our program allows you to control your symptoms and properly come off Ativan, once and for all, from the comfort of your home. Read program FAQs.

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" I AM FREE to Soar again, climb to New heights unknown, And All made possible by Point of Return, to whom I am forever grateful." more...  - Eagle (New York, USA) - Ativan

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Ativan Info and History

Yahoo News recently reported that using any benzodiazepine, including Ativan, to ease holiday stress can cause dependence before the season is over.

Ativan targets GABA, the most prevalent calming neurotransmitter in the nervous system. GABA functions as the body's natural nerve-calming agent but is also instrumental in inducing sleep, reducing anxiety and controlling the excitation of Dopamine and Norepinephrine. As the body adapts to Ativan and down-regulates the GABA receptors, the calming qualities lessen and the nervous system becomes hyper stimulated with increased anxiety, insomnia, muscle pain, weakness, fear, cognitive imbalances, coordination problems, headaches, depression and many other symptoms. Often the signs of initial tolerance to Ativan are misinterpreted and additional drugs are added, or the dosage of Ativan is increased. Once tolerance is experienced, the cycle of stress will continue until the nervous system heals from the dependence to Ativan.

Ativan, like all benzodiazepines, can cause paradoxical effects such as increased hostility, aggression, outbursts of anger, and psychomotor agitation. These effects are seen more frequently with Ativan than other benzodiazepines. In addition, Ativan has relatively strong amnesic effects that can impair memory formation and interfere with cognitive ability.

Recent events with Martin Shreli, a hedge fund manager that increased the price of a drug from $13.50 to $750 (price hike of 5555%) highlighted the over-pricing of medications. Ativan quadrupled in price (as of 1998), yet had been in generic form for many years, which should have brought the price down.

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DISCLAIMER:

*While great care has been taken in organizing and presenting the material throughout this website, please note that it is provided for informational purposes only and should not be taken as Medical Advice.

*Because prescription medications can cause severe withdrawal reactions, do not stop taking any medication without first consulting your physician. The decision to taper any medication should be discussed with your doctor and done with their consent and support. More...