Murelax Withdrawal and Tapering Help

Murelax (Oxazepam) is a short to intermediate acting Benzodiazepine, used to treat anxiety and insomnia. Oxazepam (Murelax) was patented and marketed in 1965 and is the metabolite of Diazepam (Valium) and Temazepam (Restoril).  Oxazepam (Murelax) has been largely replaced in the United States by other Benzodiazepines, but is still used in Canada and other countries around the world.

Diazepam is metabolized through liver enzyme pathways into three pharmacologically active metabolites. The primary urinary metabolite is nordiazepam (desmethyldiazepam) that is subsequently transformed into Murelax, the end product (similar to morphine in heroin metabolism).

Murelax affects GABA, the most common calming neurotransmitter of the body.  By continually increasing GABA, the natural inhibitory nature of GABA is down regulated, allowing the stimulating neurotransmitter Dopamine to increase. Continued use of Murelax lowers the natural calming affect of GABA and the initial calming provided by the drug is replaced with anxiety, fear, increased pain and insomnia.

Murelax is metabolized in the liver to inactive metabolites that are largely excreted in the urine. Liver damage from Murelax is generally due to the toxic effects of an intermediate metabolite produced during metabolism.  Murelax can cause birth defects in an unborn baby and should not be used during pregnancy. Serotonin levels also drop in response to the high GABA levels, and this helps to explain by so many experience serious depression while in Benzodiazepine addiction.

All benzodiazepines, including Murelax, should be taken for short periods of time only (no more than 2-4 weeks). Continuous use can lead to tolerance and addiction.  Tolerance is where a larger dose is needed to provide the calming effect and once tolerance is reached, the effect of the drug diminishes. Murelax is highly addictive and can cause the Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Syndrome, a painful withdrawal that interrupts every aspect of life. The risk of withdrawals is greater with higher dosages and continued use, but even short-term use can cause dependence.

A slow taper is critical for success to stop Murelax, but many need relief from the withdrawals, regardless of the slow rate. This is why our program incorporates calming all-natural nutraceuticals combined with slow reduction schedules. 

If you'd like our assistance to taper Murelax please send our nonprofit a confidential inquiry, telephone tollfree 866.605.2333 or get started on our program today.

How Point of Return can Help You

The Point of Return Program is an in-home tapering program that allows you to gradually lessen the amount of Murelax while also implementing the use of all-natural, calming nutraceuticals to ease symptoms.  Murelax is dangerous to abruptly or rapidly stop and our program is a proven, viable, low-cost option to continue living your life while tapering.

We are prescription drug experts that specialize in Benzodiazepine withdrawals.

How Our Murelax Withdrawal Program Works:

  • Personal experience with Murelax withdrawal brings a compassion to our guidance.
  • Specially developed nutraceuticals allow a natural approach to help minimize troubling Murelax withdrawal symptoms.
  • Interaction items are outlined so additional Murelax withdrawal symptoms are avoided..
  • Murelax tapering does not have to be frightening. We taper slowly while supporting the nervous system.
  • Escape Murelax deppendency and begin regaining your life today.

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Disclaimer: *Because prescription medications can cause severe withdrawal reactions, do not stop taking any medication without first consulting your physician. The decision to taper any medication should be discussed with your doctor and done with their consent and support. More...











Murelax Withdrawal Symptoms May Include:


abdominal pains, aching, agoraphobia, anxiety, blurred vision, body vibrations, changes in perception, diarrhea, distended abdomen, feeling of unreality, flu-like symptoms, flatulence, food cravings, hair loss, heart palpitations, heavy limbs, increased allergies, increased sense of smell, insomnia, lethargy, loss of balance, metallic taste, muscle spasms, nightmares, panic attacks, paranoia, persistent & unpleasant memories, severe headaches, shaking, short term memory loss, sore mouth and tongue, sound & light sensitivity, speech difficulties, sweating, suicidal thoughts, tinnitus, unusually sensitive, fear

Murelax Side Effects May Include:

Confusion, Depression, Headache, Slurred Speech, Tremor, Vertigo, Blurred or Double Vision, Dizziness, Stimulation, Restlessness, Anxiety, Agitation, Aggressiveness, Irritability, Rage, Akathasia, Tiredness / Sleepiness, Increased Salivation, Rigidity, Nasal Congestion, Weight loss or Weight Gain, Nausea, Stomach Upset, Constipation or Diarrhea, Insomnia, Tachycardia / Palpitations, Hypertension, Memory Impairment, Abnormal Involuntary Movement, Muscular Twitching, Change in Libido, Weakness, Talkativeness, Muscle Tone Disorders, Upper Respiratory Infections, Sweating, Menstrual Disorders, Edema, Infection, Fear

Other Names for Murelax include: Alepam, Bonare, Medpam, Opamox, Ox-Pam, Purata, Seresta, Serenid, Sobril, Oxascand, Alopam, Oxabenz, Oxapax, Noripam, Serax, Praxiten, Zaxpam, Oxazepam

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