I do not know about any studies but I have heard that you can build up a tolerance as many times members have their doses increased.
You might hear from another member that has info re studies.
I am sorry you have not been successful weaning off the med and I hope you are being kind to yourself as it is not a weakness to need the medication.
Kitt, Moderator: Anxiety ~ Panic
Not a mental health professional of any kind
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.~Mahatma Gandhi~