Using CBD oil to help taper off anxiety & depression meds?

Posted by tundra @tundra, Apr 14, 2018

I am currently in tolerance taking 30mg a day of Serepax (Oxazepam). I want to get off the benzo and realize I have to taper after 15 years of being on it. Has anyone used CBD oil minus the THC to taper off benzo’s?

Oh, since CBD products are legal here, I've noticed many of my home health care clients are using it. Oils for body pain and edibles for anxiety and such. Even in the nursing home where I work. That's really why I'm trying it. I have seen it work with my patients.

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@georgette12

Hello again. @sundance6 and @lisalucier . I was on ambien for almost 3 years and did find that difficulty with that. So that's when I switched to lunesta 3mg taken with 10 mg melatonin. Depending on how I feel I may take aleve PM due to body pain. Also I did buy one of those "my pillow " pillows a few weeks ago. Walmart. About 35.00. That makes a difference in sleep also. During winter, I often warm the bed with my electric blanket which is soothing. A sound machine works, and aromatherapy and lavender oil. Re buspar and prozac, I take 40 mg of prozac and only 10 mg of buspar, and I do think it works. Since I live in Colorado I have been experimenting with CBD products for anxiety also.

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I’ve found that weighted blankets work really well. Feels like you’re in a cocoon. Very soothing.

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Hi … I need to get off Ativan and sleeping pills …I’m at that point that I need to go higher and I’m not …can someone help me figure out how to do this with CBD / THC to help me wean off of these please . ….Thank you

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Sadly CBD oil did not work for me but i am going down by .1 ML of liquid (compounded) ativan a month. I am taking a solution of ,5 MG per ML Good luck to you.

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@summer5000

Hi … I need to get off Ativan and sleeping pills …I’m at that point that I need to go higher and I’m not …can someone help me figure out how to do this with CBD / THC to help me wean off of these please . ….Thank you

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I hope you’re not tapering without being under the supervision of a doctor, preferable a physchiatrist.

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Have you ever felt sick to your stomach after taking CBD oil?

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@georgette12

Oh, since CBD products are legal here, I've noticed many of my home health care clients are using it. Oils for body pain and edibles for anxiety and such. Even in the nursing home where I work. That's really why I'm trying it. I have seen it work with my patients.

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@georgette12 Hi I have used cbc with thc never again had headache and nausea so I went to just CBD and it works fine for me it relieves me of my pain and helps me sleep

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I'm glad to hear success stories from folks using CBD to help with sleep. Since it's legal in Colorado, I see and hear many success stories from people with chronic pain and sleeplessness. I find that every situation is incredibly unique depending on the person. But that's just like traditional medicine.

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@georgette12 I just wish it wasn't so expensive. I like Nature Leaf but looking elsewhere

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