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Klonopin drowsiness

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: Klonopin (clonazepam) lasts a long time in your system and a 3 times a day dosage schedule is to say the least an unusual one. Sedation is the major s... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Benzodiazepine use: I try to avoid prescribing for chronic benzodizapines (such as Klonopin) for my patients. Klonopin can be VERY sedating. I would consult with your d... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
It may not: The half life of Clonazepam is up to 50 hours . If you are taking the medicine twice a day , you will feel both the benefit and its side effect . If... Read More
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
It may not go away: You need to talk to your prescriber to understand why you are on the med, at its dose that makes you drowsy, and how long it is anticipated you will n... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Discuss w/your doc: Klonopin (clonazepam) can stay in your system a long time -- half life can be 60 hours. If taking twice a day makes you very sleepy, please call your... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Green
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Of course.... : On most drugs a process we call "tolerance " develops. This is where it takes more and more medication for you to recognize the effects. However, ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alonso Morales Medina
Specializes in Medicina Interna
Same family: Klonopin (clonazepam) and Xanax (alprazolam) are benzodiazepines, which means both have same effects. The difference is how long the effect lasts (clo... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
Addiction Medicine 53 years experience
Med. adjustment.: Drowsiness is a common side effects with Paxil, (paroxetine) Klonopin and Remeron. They can also lower blood pressure. Your doctor could adjust the do... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Sedation: Drowsiness occurs in up to 50% of people taking Klonopin & in 1 to 10% of people taking benadryl. I certainly would not take benadryl and Klonopi... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melissa Conner
Psychiatry 28 years experience
Longer acting medica: Clonazepam is a longer acting benzodiazepine. It takes a while for it to take effect for anxiety, but it will cover anxiety symptoms for a longer peri... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Buspar (buspirone): You need to be gradually tapered off of Klonopin to prevent withdrawal while starting buspar (buspirone). Discuss with your doctor.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Similar: mylan 457 is lorazepam which is similar to clonazepam. I would discuss the side effects with your MD and see about going back to lorazepam but also tr... Read More

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