Rivotril Withdrawal and Tapering Help
Rivotril withdrawals become acute 30-40 hours after rapidly or abruptly stopping, causing severe psychological and physical symptoms. Our NonProfit has been helping people withdraw safely for 15 Years.
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Real Results for Rivotril Withdrawal
The Point of Return Program is an in-home tapering program that allows you to gradually lessen the amount of Rivotril while also implementing the use of all-natural, calming nutraceuticals to help ease symptoms. We eliminate
Interaction items to help make Rivotril withdrawal more comfortable. Our physician recommended schedules allow your doctor to taper you off Rivotril correctly. The success of our program is due to our unmatched service and unique mentoring approach. Rivotril 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.
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We are experts that specialize in Benzodiazepine withdrawals.
Key Components of Our In-Home Program
- Skilled Experts guiding you throughout the process
Assessment at the onset to determine a gameplan (a $400 value)
*Nutraceuticals specially formulated to help ease symptoms, these are utilized throughout the whole process
- Unlike herbs and many vitamins, our nutraceuticals will not interact with any medications
- 24/7 discussion board with encouraging members and knowledgeable mentors
Recommendations for addressing symptoms
- Experienced team of committed experts with over 15 years experience
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At Point of Return, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we have spent the last 15 years helping people taper off benzodiazepines correctly. With customized taper rates and all natural nutraceuticals, our program allows you to come off Rivotril, once and for all, from the comfort of your home.
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Rivotril history and info
Rivotril is a benzodiazepine that has muscle relaxant, sedative, anticonvulsant and hypnotic properties. Rivotril is considered a ‘highly potent’ benzodiazepine with a rapid onset of action meaning that it reaches peak blood levels in one to four hours after oral administration, but leaves the body in 18-60 hours.
One-third of Rivotril patients will develop tolerance to the drug in 2-4 weeks and will suffer from the Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Syndrome, a grouping of extremely painful symptoms that can last many months. Even after short-term use (7-14 days) Rivotril can prove to be too challenging to just stop, therefore a slow taper is recommended.
Klonopin (Rivotril) was brought to market in 1975 for the treatment of epilepsy. Dr. Leo Sternbach, an award winning chemist, helped the Swiss drug conglomerate Roche Pharmaceutical build its U.S. division, after fleeing Europe when the Nazis were threatening to invade Europe in 1941. Sternbach went on to patent 241 drugs, including Valium, and accounted for 40% of Roche's worldwide sales. The use of Klonopin (Rivotril) expanded beyond epilepsy and was used for anxiety, insomnia, muscle tension and many other ailments.
Rivotril enhances the neurotransmitter GABA, which is the most common inhibitory, or calming neurotransmitter. Therefore Rivotril has a profound effect on nearly every aspect of the body and brain. As tolerance to the drug occurs, the calming effect diminishes and breakthrough anxiety and extreme excitability occurs. Many misinterpret tolerance for a worsening of anxiety and increase the dosage, only to reach tolerance again. Chronic use of Rivotril, like all benzodiazepines, causes a down regulation of GABA. It is this action that is responsible for the widespread withdrawal symptoms.
Tolerance to Rivotril's anticonvulsant effect occurs frequently and chronic use leads to tolerance for the anti-anxiety properties. One milligram of Rivotril is approximately equivalent to twenty milligrams of Diazepam (Valium), making Klonopin a 'highly potent' benzodiazepine.
Abrupt withdrawal of Rivotril can cause seizures, severe withdrawal symptoms and be life-threatening. A gradual dose reduction is recommended.
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*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...