A 39-year-old female asked:
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take klonopin (clonazepam) in the am and pm but need it more for the mid afternoon. can i move my pm dose to the mid afternoon and avoid seizures from withdrawal?

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Dr. Rizwan Kalani
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Should be okay: Clonazepam sticks around a while - its "half-life" is >20 hours. So half the drug is still around 20 hours after taking it. Thus, changing the dose timing like that should not cause a withdrawal seizure. I assume you are not taking this for seizures. Please be careful in general taking scheduled clonazepam (or other benzodiazepines).
Answered on Nov 1, 2015
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