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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have been takimg 0.5mg of xanax one pill day daily for a about a year . new doctor prescribed me zoloft and klonopin.. will i get withdrawals? from stopping the xanax right away. because they won't give me anymore refills.

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Dr. Matthew Smith
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Probably not: 0.5 mg of Xanax is probably not sufficient for someone to develop physical dependence (which would lead to withdrawal). YOu have the added protection of Klonopin, which would substitute for the Xanax in this respect, in any case. Good luck!
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