Temesta Withdrawal Symptoms and Signs and Detoxification

Temesta is a brand of the drug lorazepam. It is a benzodiazepine that is prescribed to treat anxiety or seizures. Here's what you need to know about withdrawal.

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Temesta is a brand of the drug lorazepam. It is a benzodiazepine that is usually prescribed to treat anxiety or seizures. Temesta can be addictive, so you may experience withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking it. Temesta withdrawal can be made easier by following a treatment plan.

Temesta usually comes in tablet or syrup form, but it can also be absorbed through the skin. When prescribing Temesta, your physician will take a detailed medical history from you, as it can have adverse effects on people with certain conditions. It is also highly recommended that you do not use Temesta when pregnant as it has been found to cause birth defects in some cases.

It is possible to experience side effects when taking Temesta, some of which include hyperactivity, nausea, drowsiness, amnesia, skin rashes and fainting. Other side effects are possible, so if you experience anything on this list or anything else you think may be related to Temesta, speak to a physician as soon as possible.

If you think Temesta is causing unpleasant side effects, your physician may adjust your dose or explain how to stop taking it without experiencing withdrawal symptoms.

Temesta is a strong drug that can cause dependence when used continuously for more than a few weeks. It can also cause amnesia in doses higher than 2 mg a day. If you find that you experience withdrawal symptoms when you attempt to stop taking Temesta, or are having to increase your dose to experience the same effect, you may have developed a physical dependency. Temesta withdrawal symptoms might include panic attacks, rapid heartbeat, and vomiting.

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Withdrawing from Temesta: Treatment Methods and Options for Help

You should not feel embarrassed or ashamed if you have developed a dependency on Temesta. It has happened to many people, and healthcare professionals will treat you with the utmost respect. There are several different options available to help you or your loved overcome a dependency.

If you visit a physician, he or she will take a detailed history of your use of the drug, including how long you’ve been taking it for and your daily dose. You must be as accurate as possible so that your Temesta withdrawal treatment can be tailored to your exact needs. You may be provided with a tapered dosage program that will gradually reduce your dosage over a period of time to help avoid Temesta withdrawal symptoms.

Detox centers run both inpatient and outpatient detoxification programs. The aim of these programs is to use a variety of approaches to help you clear all traces of Temesta from your system. They are run by trained staff and are under the supervision of qualified doctors and psychiatrists. Some hospitals also run detox programs and give you access to doctors or nurses who will help you with your Temesta withdrawal plan.

Call our 24-hour helpline on 1-888-658-5242 to talk to our experts about the options that may be best for you.

Detoxing, Addiction Treatment Rehab and Recovery

Although it may be daunting at first to seek help regarding dependency on Temesta, once you have overcome it, the feeling of having your life back on track will be well worth it.

The length of any treatment program will depend on the individual circumstances of your addiction. Factors that may affect the length of a program include how long you have been taking Temesta and how much you have been taking.

Typical programs can last anywhere between several days to several months. The professionals involved in your treatment will be able to give you an estimate of how long your plan will last when they have spoken to you about your individual circumstances. Some centers use holistic approaches, such as yoga and acupuncture, alongside individual and group therapy sessions.

If you are ready to confront your Temesta dependency and regain control of your life, call us today on 1-888-658-5242. We will talk through your options with you, and help you get the treatment you need for your Temesta addiction.

Temesta Information at a Glance
Medication Name, Costs Class of Medicine
  • Generic Name: Lorazepam
  • Generic Name Variations: N/A
  • Chemical Name: N/A
  • Brand Name: Temesta
  • Brand Name Variations: Ativan, Alprazolam
  • Cost/Price: Between $45 and $100
  • Used to Treat Addiction? No
  • Function or Use at Low Dose: Treatment of anxiety and anxiety disorders
  • Function or Use at High Dose: Treatment of anxiety and anxiety disorders
  • Chemical Makeup: C15H10C12N2O2
  • System: Benzodiazepine
  • Duration of Action: 6 to 12 hours
Form, Intake, and Dosage Interactions and Complications
  • Drug Forms: Pill, capsule
  • Administration Routes: Oral
  • Dosage: 4 mg/3 times per day
  • Overdose: Exceeding 15 mg
  • Alcohol Interaction: Increased depressive effects
  • Illicit Drugs: N/A
  • Prescription Medications: Increased depressive effects when taken with CNS depressants and analgesics
  • Contraindications: Glaucoma, concomitant, ketoconazole, itraconazole
Effects and Adverse Reactions Substance Abuse
  • Short-Term: Drowsiness, headache, insomnia, diarrhea, nasal congestion
  • Long-Term: Depression, heart palpitations, addiction
  • Risk of Substance Abuse: High risk
  • Signs of Abuse: Anxiety, confusion, depression, mood swings
Physiological Problem Signs and Symptoms Dependence and Addiction Issues
  • Withdrawal Syndrome Onset: 10 to 24 hours after the last dose
  • Withdrawal Symptoms: Mental impairment, vomiting, insomnia, diarrhea, tremors, agitation
  • Tolerance:
  • Cross Dependence: N/A
  • Physical Dependence: Possible
  • Psychological Dependence: High possibility
Legal Schedules and Ratings
  • Controlled Substances Act Rating: Schedule IV


Questions and Answers (FAQ)

How Long Do Temesta Withdrawals Last?

The length of withdrawal symptoms varies depending on the duration of usage and how quickly a patient stops using Temesta. However, most users experience withdrawal symptom timelines lasting several weeks.

Do You Have a List Popular Slang or Street Names for Temesta?

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Are There any Home Remedies for Getting Clean Safely?

Alternative or natural home remedies may cause temporary ease of Temesta withdrawal symptoms, but only trained professionals may provide permanent relief. However, it is important to maintain a healthy diet and drink plenty of water to flush the system out while detoxing. Temesta withdrawals can be a very demanding process if you don’t have the proper support or medical attention, so the best chance for permanent relief is to visit a rehab facility as soon as possible.

How Long Does it Take to Detox from Temesta?

Temesta can remain in a patient’s system for several days, making symptoms very hard to manage. Research your area’s options for getting clean from Temesta by calling 1-888-658-5242 or visiting our locator page while you still have time.