A 27-year-old male asked:
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i take .5mg klonopin once a day. doctor says to take it for 3 months along with 50mg zoloft (sertraline) once daily.is klonopin safe to take for this long?

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Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Talk to your doctor about your medication risks, benefits, and side effects. Also discuss duration of treatment and alternatives.
Answered on Apr 30, 2015

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