The Ashton Manual
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The withdrawal schedules provided in the manual are only intended as general guides. Each person's experience of withdrawal is unique, and the course of withdrawal depends on many factors.
- See important message from Prof. Ashton
- See background
- Consult your doctor and pharmacist
- Consider the following cautionary points
Some genetic differences occur in Asian populations. Due to this, it has been said that some individuals have found it difficult switching to diazepam as recommended. The important thing is to accommodate individual factors.
- Important Message from Professor Ashton, January 2007
- Foreword to Revised Edition, August 2002
- Foreword 2001
- About Professor C Heather Ashton, DM, FRCP
- Summary of Contents
- Medical Disclaimer
- Important Notice
- Message from Translators and Chief Editor of The Ashton Manual in Japanese
- Chapter I (Part 1): The Benzodiazepines: What They Do In The Body
- Chapter I (Part 2): The Benzodiazepines: What They Do In The Body
- Chapter II (Part 1): How to Withdraw from Benzodiazepines After Long-Term Use
- Chapter II (Part 2): Slow Withdrawal Schedules
- Chapter III (Part 1): Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Symptoms, Acute & Protracted
- Chapter III (Part 2): Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Symptoms, Acute & Protracted