Ativan tolerance? - Social Anxiety Forum
Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-17-2007, 08:52 PM Thread Starter
SAS Member
X33's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2005
Age: 30
Posts: 2,116
Ativan tolerance?

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
X33 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-17-2007, 09:35 PM
Spectacular Member
Noca's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Ontario
Gender: Male
Age: 29
Posts: 20,592
Re: Ativan tolerance?

taking it 3 times a week or less so lessen any tolerance

"It's better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared." -- Whitney Young Jr.
Noca is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-18-2007, 02:24 AM
Permanently Banned
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: melbourne australia
Posts: 1,379
Re: Ativan tolerance?

with all benzos its best to take what you need but no more
arthur56 is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-18-2007, 09:50 AM
SAS Member
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: New Jersey
Age: 26
Posts: 2,409
Re: Ativan tolerance?

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.

"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me." -Hunter S. Thompson
Speak Easy is offline  

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
clonazepam tolerance Ronald Medication 7 12-27-2009 03:28 PM
tolerance kokoloko Medication 21 06-24-2007 09:45 AM
benzo tolerance nickguy Medication 3 07-21-2006 04:40 PM
Ativan / Ativan Sublingual sleepysmurf Medication 1 06-23-2006 04:26 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome