Information on how to withdraw from prescription drugs?

Specifically antidepressants.

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The Road Back book, How to Get Off Psychiatric Drugs Safely, details the entire process and is available for free on this Web Site in entirety.

You will find all chapters on the left side of the page. We have included a "printer friendly page" for all chapters as well. The link to the "printer friendly page" is located near the top left of each page.

If you are taking a time release medication and are having difficulty tapering off the medication due to the large reductions, you should use chapter 14. There is no longer the need to count the little balls in the capsule.

The Road Back Program handles side effects caused by benzodiazepine, anti-anxiety, anticonvulsant, sleep medication, antidepressants, anti-psychotic, and ADHD medication, allowing a person to taper off the medication virtually side effect free.

Many people are not sure if they want to quit their medication, but they do need to find a way to get rid of the existing side effects. Regardless, you can use this program as well and then decide, if you really need the medication.

* Many of you may feel you are the only one going through what ever you are going through. We assure you, you are not. The link that follows will open a new browser window. Just click the X at the top right of your screen when finished and you will back on this page. Take the time and read this, you can make it back. Click here.

Benzodiazepine, Anti-anxiety, Anticonvulsant, or Sleep Medication

If you are taking any of this class of medication and suffering from side effects or wish to taper off the medication, click the link on the left, Pre-Taper For: Benzodiazepines, Anti-Convulsants, Anti-Anxiety & Sleep Medication. On this page, you will read a systematic method detailing how to get rid of existing side effects. This would also be the first step if you were going to taper off the medication.

There are a few nutritional products or “super foods” we recommend to alleviate the drug-induced side effects. You can read about each one in the chapter, Suggested Nutritionals for The Road Back Program.

The dreaded benzodiazepine withdrawal side effects of increased anxiety and insomnia no longer need to be the case. Even Klonopin, Valium and Ativan withdrawal side effects are now handled regularly by people using this program.

If you have have tried to get off a benzodiazepine or sleep medication before and you suffered or things only got worse, there is an answer. With this program you do not even begin to lower your medication until all or nearly all of your existing side effects are gone. Take a moment and imagine how it would feel to be able to lower the drug and feel good during the process. It can happen and does happen each day for thousands of people.

Antidepressants, Anti-psychotics and ADHD Medication

If you are taking any of this class of medication, and suffering from side effects or wish to taper off the medication, click the link on the left, Pre-Taper For: Antidepressants, Anti-Psychotics and ADHD Medication. On this page, you will read a systematic method detailing how to get rid of existing side effects. This would also be the first step if you were going to taper off the medication.

There are a few nutritional products or “super foods” we recommend to alleviate the drug-induced side effects. You can read about each one in the chapter, Suggested Nutritionals for The Road Back Program.

We know 98% of every individual coming to this Web Site has already tried to taper off their medication at least once, and are now suffering, or they have already began reducing the medication and are suffering, or they have already quit their medication and are still suffering from the side effects.

Click one of the links on the left side of this page that fits your circumstance. There is a solution and relief can come relatively fast.

Check with your physician before embarking on any taper program.

Feel free to print any or all of the text found on this site and take it to your healthcare provider. Many physicians refer their patients to us for the information we provide and the physicians simply write a new prescription for the next lower dosage of the medication when the time comes.

This program is simple to use and very effective when used exactly.

The nutritional supplements used in this program can be purchased directly from the manufacturer, from several retail stores and several health care providers. List is below.

http://www.theroadback.org/workbook.htm


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