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A 50-year-old male asked:

My dr is switching me from 1mg of ativan 3x daily to 1 mg of klonopin (clonazepam) 2x daily does this make sense...also take 600 tegretol?

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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Yes: Both are benzodiazepines klonopin (clonazepam) is longer acting, more potent, has anticonvulsant effects & is easier to wean off of.
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