A 55-year-old male asked:
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under a dr. supervision which is easier to taper ...klonopin (clonazepam) or ativan...doses being equal?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Klonopin (clonazepam): Klonopin (clonazepam) is easier to taper in the long run than Lorazepam because it has a far longer half-life and is therefore much more forgiving in a tapering situation then a short acting drug with a short half-life like lorazepam.
Answered on Jun 21, 2015
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