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A 24-year-old male asked:

I started klonopin (clonazepam) on 1 mg 2x daily 5 months ago. i am now on 1 mg bedtime. decided with my doctor to stop klonopin (clonazepam). what is a proper taper schedule?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Klonopin (clonazepam) taper: Working with your doctor, you could try decreasing by .25mg every couple of weeks. Sometimes withdrawal symptoms are experienced if decreasing more than 10% a week, but you and your doctor could start from the .25mg decrease and monitor your progress carefully. Good luck.
Last updated Aug 1, 2016


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