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We know how fearful it is to be dependent on Normison and how hard it may be to believe you can Get Off Normison. Please don't let fear prevent you from regaining your life. Our team has recovered from benzos and you can too. There is Help to Get Off Normison and our nonprofit takes a natural, holistic approach to Normison Withdrawals, calming your nervous system and promoting sleep throughout your weaning.  We know that most have tried to Come Off Normison, only to reinstate the drug. That is why we provide relief with powerful nutraceuticals that will not interact with Normison.  You do not need to suffer, let us help you Come Off Normison the right way as we have people in 78 countries over 15 years.  Contact Us Now.

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Our Normison weaning program is a slow taper that allows you to safely come off Normison under the guidance of our Prescription Experts, your Physician and Pharmacist. The Pre-Taper is for Symptom Relief. You will not wean Normison until you feel better. This is where our Advanced Nutraceuticals are critical. Point of Return provides healthy, Drug-Free Strategies to help minimize Normison withdrawal symptoms to improve mental and physical well-being. Our areas of expertise are Antidepressants, Benzodiazepines, Sleeping Pills and Painkillers on a case-by-case basis.

Our In-Home programs are individualized based on your situation. An assessment is done once you start the Normison Withdrawal Program which allows us to individualize your gameplan based on age; length of time on the medications; health challenges; lifestyle, stress levels; additional medications; and interactions. Don't Get Off Normison alone, work with our Prescription Drug Experts.

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- Proven Withdrawal Program completed In-Home with Expert Guidance

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      NORMISON WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS SIDE EFFECTS AND ADVERSE REACTIONS ( link | pdf )

      NORMISON HISTORY AND INFO  ( link | pdf )

      NORMISON REFERENCES AND FDA INFO ( link | pdf )

      Normison History and Information

      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.

      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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      Normison Withdrawal Symptoms, Side Effects, Adverse Reactions

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

      NORMISON SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE:

      daytime drowsiness Amnesia or forgetfulness Muscle weakness, lack of balance or coordination Numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling Headache, blurred vision, depressed mood Feeling nervous, excited or irritable Nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort Dry mouth, increased thirst Confusion Feeling restless Low energy Feeling weak

      NORMISON SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE: Contact your doctor right away if you are experiencing any of these.

      Weak or shallow breathing Fast or pounding heartbeats Confusion, slurred speech, unusual thoughts or behavior Hallucinations, agitation, aggression Thoughts of suicide or hurting yourself Restless muscle movements in your eyes, tongue, jaw, or neck Pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness Fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms Problems with urination Low fever Dark urine Nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, clay-colored stools Jaundice or yellowing of the skin or eyes

      NORMISON ADVERSE REACTIONS MAY INCLUDE: per PDR

      Severe: neonatal abstinence syndrome, teratogenesis, angioedema, anaphylactoid reactions, neonatal respiratory depression Moderate: euphoria, confusion, blurred vision, ataxia, palpitations, dyspnea, amnesia, nystagmus, hallucinations, tolerance, psychological dependence, physiological dependence, withdrawal, memory impairment, complex sleep-related behaviors, hypotension, respiratory depression Mild: drowsiness, fatigue, dizziness, lethargy, anxiety, diarrhea, weakness, vertigo, nausea, tremor, vomiting, ocular irritation, hyperhidrosis, back pain, agitation, restlessness, somnambulism, nightmares, insomnia

      Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), CNS depression, coadministration with other CNS depressants, pulmonary disease, respiratory depression, respiratory insufficiency, sleep apnea

      The most serious reactions of temazepam are CNS depression and respiratory depression. As with other benzodiazepines, temazepam should not be used in patients with known respiratory depression. Use with extreme caution in patients with severe pulmonary disease or conditions associated with compromised respiratory function or respiratory insufficiency such as sleep apnea or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Additionally, avoid coadministration with other CNS depressants, especially opioids, unless no other alternatives are available as coadministration significantly increases the risk for respiratory depression, low blood pressure, and death.

      Normison References and FDA Information

      The FDA states:

      Withdrawal symptoms. You may have withdrawal symptoms if you stop taking RESTORIL (Temazepam, Normison) suddenly. Withdrawal symptoms can be serious and include seizures shakiness, stomach and muscle cramps, vomiting and sweating. Mild withdrawal symptoms include a depressed mood and trouble sleeping. Talk to your healthcare provider about slowly stopping RESTORIL (Temazepam, Normison) to avoid withdrawal symptoms.

      Abnormal thoughts and behavior. Symptoms include more outgoing or aggressive behavior than normal, confusion, agitation, hallucinations, worsening of depression, and suicidal thoughts.

      Abuse and dependence. Taking RESTORIL (Temazepam, Normison) can cause physical and psychological dependence. Physical and psychological dependence is not the same as drug addiction. Your healthcare provider can tell you more about the differences between physical and psychological dependence and drug addiction.

      Severe allergic reactions. Symptoms include swelling of the tongue or throat, trouble breathing, and nausea and vomiting. Get emergency medical help right away if you have these symptoms after taking RESTORIL (Temazepam, Normison).

      Abuse and addiction are separate and distinct from physical dependence and tolerance. Abuse is characterized by misuse of the drug for non-medical purposes, often in combination with other psychoactive substances. Physical dependence is a state of adaptation that is manifested by a specific withdrawal syndrome that can be produced by abrupt cessation, rapid dose reduction, decreasing blood level of the drug and/or administration of an antagonist. Tolerance is a state of adaptation in which exposure to a drug induces changes that result in a diminution of one or more of the drug’s effects over time. Tolerance may occur to both the desired and undesired effects of drugs and may develop at different rates for different effects.

      Addiction is a primary, chronic, neurobiological disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. It is characterized by behaviors that include one or more of the following: impaired control over drug use, compulsive use, continued use despite harm, and craving. Drug addiction is a treatable disease, utilizing a multidisciplinary approach, but relapse is common.


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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.

        *The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The products and labels mentioned / sold are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness.

        * Testimonial results may vary person to person.

        *The program outlined in Point of Return is not meant to substitute your doctor, instead it is to be utilized with your physician to help you with your drug withdrawal process and with his or her consent.

        *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..