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A 25-year-old male asked:

Used2be addicted to klonopin havent been since july im going thru rituxan therapy for autoimmune disease&i have a blister that wont heal and im prescribed 60 mg of prednisone2help it i have been irritable. have klonpin script will i get readdicted?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
I vote yes: If a person was previously "addicted" to a medication, and now asks if he will get re-addicted if he restarts the same medication, my vote is YES, he will get re-addicted. That means such a person should work with his doctor to approach his medical problem from a different direction and use different medication.
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