Hello, I am new but have been answering posts.
I decided to start a new topic because i would like to hear from people who might have been on Arazapam( also called Ativan)for panic attacks.
My doctor gave me an anti-depression called Wellbutrin. I immediatly quit Arazapam and started Wellbutrin. I have had a terrible week - sick, very shaky,what I call psychotic outbursts for everyday things such as calling the cable company, very impatient with going through all the steps to get to customer service;rapid talking and can't eat hardly anything, extended stomach with gas.
This is day seven and I called my doctor yesterday. He said he told me not to get off of Arazapam cold but to ease off it. He told me to take the Arazapam along with the Wellbutrin and start easing off of it when I feel better.
I immediately felt better in about 30minutes.
I am some better today, but I have been so miserable and dreaded to start it again, afraid now of suffering when I again quit it. I only took 1/2 pill and in about 20 minutes I felt better.
That was yesterday. Today I took 1/2 in the a.m.
and 1/2 at noon. That's all I'll take today, but shaking has greatly subsided.If anyone has taken Arazapam (also named Ativan) or Wellbutrin, will you let me know? Have you experienced any symptoms from with withdrawal from it? What did you do about it?
Also, how soon Wellbrutrin may take effect - I know everyone is different but I would like to hear it.
Best regards - Deanna Lee