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Old 09-17-2007, 08:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I read somewhere online that ativan is a very safe med. To build up tolerance you need to take it regularly for at least 4 months. If you take it a few times a week (I am guessing few = 2-3 times) then it is very unlikely you will EVER build up tolerance.

So far this has been true for me. I have been taking 2-3mg, 2-3 times (usually 2) a week for 6 weeks. Today, I took a 0.5mg and it zonked me out pretty good.

If it's true that you can avoid building up tolerance by taking <3 times a week, that would be
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taking it 3 times a week or less so lessen any tolerance
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with all benzos its best to take what you need but no more
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Ativan is no different than any other benzo when it comes to tolerance. If you take ANY benzo daily for 2 weeks, you have a 70% chance of experiencing a withdrawal syndrome when trying to stop.
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