A 41-year-old member asked:
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which is better, xanax (alprazolam) or klonopin for anxiety?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety meds.: That depends on type of anxiety, whether panic or generalized anxiety, and on individual susceptibility.
Answered on Nov 3, 2018
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Xanax (alprazolam) and Klonopin: there is no such thing as "better", "best or "worst" medication, only those that work and don't work, based on the patient's individual circumstances and genetics.
Answered on Mar 28, 2019
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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
again with the medication questions?
Nov 20, 2014

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