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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Reynolds
Specializes in Psychiatry
No: Lunesta is not for anxiety, just for sleep, and the combo with klonopin can be dangerous. 5mg of klonopin is high-dose, so if panic remains on such a ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Lunesta (eszopiclone) is a fast-acting non-benzodiazepine sleep agent that shares some pharmacologic action with Klonopin (a benzo). It produces seda ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
No: You should be OK. Don't add alcohol to the equation. Be careful if you get up to go to the bathroom. Sit on the side of the bed for a few minutes to a ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
See below: You can experience additive effects of cognitive impairment and sedation with both meds, esp, if you take high doses of them. Clonazepam can cause tol ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You will need to: ask the sleep specialist this specific questions. I have seen sleep specialists tell people to continue their sleep meds and have also seen them instr ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
Klonopin (clonazepam): Has a half life of 30- 40 hours.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
11 days: The half-life of Klonopin (clonazepam) is as high as 50 hours. It should be out of your system in 11 days.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
39 years experience Psychiatry
20 hour half-life: Klonopin (clonazepam) is one of the longer acting benzos, lasting 20hours. So twice day dosing is usually sufficient. If you are abusing it and hopi ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Not recommended: Most physicians would not recommend tablets that expired over 3 years ago. However the us army did a study on pills over 20 years old that were found ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Very high dose: 10 mg is a very high dose of klonopin, (clonazepam) and indicates that the person either overdosed or is extremely tolerant of the medication. Either ... Read More
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