Pasireiškus abstinencijos simptomams: vartoti klonazepamą o po to palaipsniui mažinti vaisto dozę nutraukti per 4 savaites. Dozę mažinti kas 1 sav. Jei pasireiškė abstinencija Trumpo ir vidutinio poveikio valium šalutinis poveikis svorio netekimas pakeisti ilgo poveikio vaistais diazepaniu.
Kartu skirti buspirono, SSRI A benzodiazepine can be withdrawn in steps of about one-eighth range one-tenth to one-quarter of the daily dose every fortnight.
A suggested withdrawal protocol for patients who have difficulty is as follows: Transfer patient to equivalent daily dose of diazepam preferably taken at night Reduce diazepam dose every 2—3 weeks in steps of 2 or 2.
Reduce dose further, if necessary in smaller steps; it is better to reduce too slowly rather than too quickly. Stop completely; period needed for withdrawal can vary from about 4 weeks to a year or more Counselling may help; beta-blockers should only be tried if other measures fail; antidepressants should be used only where depression or panic disorder co-exist or emerge; avoid antipsychotics which may aggravate withdrawal symptoms.