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is klonopin safer than xanax

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
None are good: None of these are good to mix w/ alcohol. It may never kill you, but it's not safe and depending on other variations in your input (diet, illnesses, s ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
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39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Benzodiazepines: your doctor is trying to get you off the benzodiazepines dependance, so s/he is replacing a short acting one (Xanax) with a long acting alternative (K ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This is a : conversation you should be having with your physician. I somehow doubt that your provider would be directing you to take this combo. Chances for drug ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam) vs klonopin: Klonopin last longer , xanax (alprazolam) has a short half life as can be very addictive, any how do not take any without u physician advise and disc ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
It works quicker: The advantage of xanax (alprazolam) is mainly that is gets into one's system pretty quickly, on the order of 15 to 30 minutes. It is useful if someone ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Klonopin (clonazepam): There is no direct equivalence but probably 1 mg of klonopin is roughly equal to 2 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) as the half life of klonopin is at least ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Psychotherapy: go on a drug vacation an get CBT
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Neither: When given in equivalent doses, they work essentially the same. However, xanax (alprazolam) gets in quickly but is very short-acting, and has higher ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Irwin
25 years experience Psychiatry
slightly different: Both meds are in the class of benzodiazepines. Klonopin has a longer 1/2 life than xanax (alprazolam). One dose of 0.5mg of Klonopin is roughly eq ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajendra Badgaiyan
17 years experience Psychiatry
Not a good idea...: Not a good idea to switch from klonopine to xanax (alprazolam)..

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