How to Safely End Limbitrol Abuse

Suggestions for Dealing With Limbitrol Addiction

Despite their many beneficial effects, benzodiazepines have the potential for abuse and should be used only as prescribed. During the first few days of treatment with a benzodiazepine, a person usually feels sleepy and uncoordinated, but as the body becomes accustomed to the effects of the drug, these feelings begin to disappear. If one uses these drugs long-term, the body will develop a tolerance for them, and larger doses will be needed to achieve the same initial effects. Continued use can lead to physical dependence and -- when use is reduced or stopped -- withdrawal.
 
Because Limbitrol works by slowing down the brain's activity, when an individual stops taking this medicine, the brain's activity can rebound and race out of control, potentially leading to seizures and other harmful consequences. Although withdrawal from Limbitrol can be problematic, it is rarely life threatening. Therefore, someone who is thinking about stopping Limbitrol therapy or who is experiencing withdrawal from the drug should speak with a healthcare provider or seek medical treatment.
 
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