I am going through Benzodiazapine. I have been on 4mg of Alprazolam for the last 2 1/2 years prescribe to me from a Dr. in my hometown of Los Angeles. As of recent, I have moved to seattle to take work. I was recently terminated from my position at my aforementioned employment due to the amount of times I had called in sick. The reason for my illness is questionable. My last Dr. will not refill my Rx or help me taper since I do not live in Los Angeles any longer. I have been in pursuit of a new doctor that will help me taper, because I desperately want to get off this horrible drug. I was never told the side effects of coming off this drug when I was prescribed it. I have a few pills left, but they will certainly not last me through the week. I have already tapered down to 3mgs a day which helps me function. I cannot find a doctor anywhere in Seattle who will prescribe me this drug. I know now after a large amount of research that this drug is often abused by non prescribers and addicts. I have found out all of this information on my own. My current symptoms are as follows: loss of appetite, heart palpitations, partial blindness, trembling, shaking, severe migraines, mood swings, severe depression, leg spasms and shortness of breath. I am an extremely healthy person for my age of 28. I hold an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts. I exercise 4 days a week, I eat a paleo diet. I take vitamins as well as practice yoga. As of late, I cannot even get out of bed. I am so depressed, and so anxious I feel like I am going to die. I need a solution ASAP. I am in fear of being evicted. I cannot think clearly therefore I really can't hold a steady job right now. I need HELP!!View Thread
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