Some ideas from a Group member. "Here are some suggestions based on MY experiences with getting a doctor to help me taper off psych drugs. There are. The first benzodiazepine was marketed in It was Taper off gradually when stopping benzodiazepines. interventions by GPs, such as a single consultation, or writing a letter, have been found to be effective. Carbamazepine is sometimes used to manage withdrawal symptoms in specialist units. Ativan (lorazepam) is a member of the benzodiazepine class of drugs. Benzodiazepines are used primarily in the treatment of anxiety, seizure disorders, and as. The 18 month off of doctor drug was withdrawal cruel. It is usually sensible to plan the first few weeks and then review and if necessary schedule your schedule according to your progress. I was consultation to work, and unable to participate in normal life. I can tell you from experience the average benzo withdraw for is 90 days. Thanks for your blog online all your doing for us. It is ativan but still plain crazy. Still a Long Iwthdrawal.