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Normison Withdrawal and Tapering Help

Benzodiazepines are one of the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S, according to Medical News Today. Contact the Prescription Drug Experts for help! Our NonProfit has been helping people withdraw safely for over 14 Years.


Normison (Restoril) is an intermediate acting benzodiazepine, approved for the short-term treatment of insomnia. Chronic use of Normison can cause drug tolerance and this can develop rapidly, therefore Normison is only recommended for short-term use (1-2 weeks). In use longer than 1-2 weeks, tolerance to Normison will rapidly develop, causing the inability of Normison to maintain sleep.  Some studies have shown tolerance to Normison can occur in as little as one week, whereas other studies showed no issue of tolerance in 6 days. Contact Us if you need help tapering Normison or have questions.

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Real Results for Normison Dependency

The Point of Return Program is an in-home tapering program that allows you to gradually lessen the amount of Normison while also implementing the use of all-natural, calming nutraceuticals to help ease symptoms. We eliminate Interaction items to help make Normison withdrawal more comfortable. Our physician recommended schedules allow your doctor to taper you off Normison correctly.  The success of our program over the past 14 years is due to our unmatched service and unique mentoring approach. Normison can be 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 in Benzodiazepine withdrawals.

We've helped people in 76 counties and every state of the United States

PROVEN RESULTS

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

I want to say there is hope for all of you who are going through a trial you feel will never end! The Point of Return program really works. more...

Debbie H., (California, USA) Temazepam

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 
  • Unlike herbs and many vitamins, our nutraceuticals will not interact with any 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 never alone 

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

Side Effects May Include

dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, headache, nausea, nervousness, sluggishness, Abdominal discomfort, abnormal sweating, agitation, anxiety, backache, blurred vision, burning eyes, confusion, constant, involuntary movement of the eyeball, depression, diarrhea, difficult or labored breathing, dry mouth, exaggerated feeling of well-being, fluttery or throbbing heartbeat, hallucinations, hangover, increased dreaming, lack of coordination, loss of appetite, loss of equilibrium, loss of memory, nightmares, over stimulation, restlessness, tremors, vertigo, vomiting, weakness

Withdrawal Symptoms May Include

aggression, anxiety, balance issues , blurred vision, brain zaps, concentration impairment, constipation, crying spells, depersonalization, diarrhea, dizziness. electric shock sensations, fatigue, flatulence, flu-like symptoms, hallucinations, hostility, highly emotional, indigestion, irritability, impaired speech, insomnia, jumpy nerves, lack of coordination, lethargy, migraine headaches / increased headaches, nausea, nervousness, over-reacting to situations, paranoia, repetitive thoughts or songs, sensory & sleep disturbances, severe internal restlessness (akathisia), stomach cramps, tremors, tinnitus (ear ringing or buzzing), tingling sensations, troubling thoughts, visual hallucinations / illusions, vivid dreams, speech or visual changes, worsened depression

Abrupt Discontinuation Symptoms May Include

abdominal and muscle cramps, convulsions, feeling of discomfort, inability to fall asleep or stay asleep, sweating, tremors, vomiting

Break Free Today

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

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I would like to take this opportunity to thank Point of Return for a job well done.  God bless your hearts. Point of Return Rocks!  - Gilbert M. (Texas, USA) - Temazepam, Trazodone more...

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Normison history and info

Normison is a powerful hypnotic benzodiazepine that has strong sedative, amnesic (memory disturbance) and motor impairing properties.  In addition, Normison also has anti-anxiety, anticonvulsant and skeletal muscle relaxant qualities.

Benzodiazepines are widely used for a variety of conditions including anxiety and insomnia, but also for muscle tightness, pre-surgical sedation, detoxification from alcohol and the anxiety experienced with cardiovascular or gastrointestinal conditions.

Benzodiazepines primary mode of action is on GABA (gamma-aminobutryic acid), the most common receptor in the nervous system. GABA is a neurotransmitter that is the cornerstone of the inhibitory (calming) system of the body, and controls the action of epinephrine, norepinephrine and dopamine.  The main function of GABA is to prevent anxiety and stress-related messages from reaching the motor centers of the brain. They regulate excitability, including the seizure threshold. The brain must balance the excitatory and calming influences. Excessive excitation can lead to seizures, insomnia, anxiety and other clinical conditions; whereas excessive inhibition results in incoordination, sedation and anesthesia.

Benzodiazepines, barbiturates and alcohol all act on GABA, and chronic use down-regulates and modify the GABA receptors, which in turn causes dependence. With continued use of Benzodiazepines, the calming effect of GABA is diminished while the excitatory neurotransmitter Glutamate, is increased. Glutamate is always an excitatory neurotransmitter, and GABA is what counters this action. As GABA is initially enhanced by Benzodiazepines, the brain’s output of excitatory neurotransmitters, including Norepinephrine (noradrenalin), Serotonin, Acetyl Choline and Dopamine are reduced. These neurotransmitters are necessary for alertness, muscle tone, coordination, memory, emotional responses, endocrine gland hormones, heart rate, blood pressure control and other functions. As a result, all these may be impaired by Benzodiazepines.

Additional receptors for Benzodiazepines (non-GABA) are located in the colon, kidney, blood cells and adrenal cortex, and therefore may also be affected by Benzodiazepines.  These actions are responsible for the well-known side effects and adverse reactions.

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*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...