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A 63-year-old female asked:

have had urinary urgency/ frequency and bladder leak post menopause for years. take .5 mg klonopin (clonazepam) 2 x's daily. this is now controlled! good thing?

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Dr. James Lin
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Congratulation ...: I would like to congratulate and command you for closely working well with Doc to test Klonopin (clonazepam) out for working well for you; keep it on. But, beware that it's not a cure but modifying, and also try to void whenever urge to void arises and not hold it. Of course, never forget practicing a healthy lifestyle with no obsession as foundation of all care. Then, you will enjoy urination is happiness.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Urinal incontinence: Klonopin (clonazepam) is likely used for anxiety. Need evaluation by a Urologist. Causes include bladder dysfunction or bladder outlet dysfunction or due other conditions or medications, Medications, Pelvic muscle exercise and use of adult brief and emotional support are some of the modalities that may be helpful
Dr. Mohammad Khan
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Klonopin (clonazepam) not good: Klonopon is addictive and if used with alcohol and opiates congaing medications, may be deadly. Urinary problem and leaks are age related and needs specific treatment for this condition. Klonopin (clonazepam) is irrelevant for this problem

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