A 27-year-old male asked:
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so i went to my family doctor again today bc my anxiety is none stop 24/7 where i feel like i cant breath i swithced my lexapro from night to morning so i took my lexapro this morning at 8 xanax at 1030 she prescribed me klonopin can i take it now?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Call her to ask!: I'm hoping she know about all the medications you take - if not - she needs to so she can give you the best and safest care. That type of security might even help your 24/7 worries. These drugs in combo can increase side effects but as long as you watch carefully and report things to her and know what to watch for, it should be ok. Consider CBT for skills to manage anxiety too!
Answered on May 24, 2018
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
2 benzodiazapines?: Does your doctor know that you are taking 2 different benzodiazapines? Why? Please call your doctor. Please consider some non-pharmacological ways to decrease your anxiety.
Answered on May 19, 2020

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