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Is klonopin (clonazepam) more potient than valium, 4 myclonic seizures?

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Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
One or other: I have usually started with klonopin, (clonazepam) but resistance may develop or excessive saliva develop. A change to valium may help to recover effect and decrease saliva. Sedation may be a side effect of either, but my experience is that valium is better tolerated over long term.
Answered on Aug 9, 2012

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