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Ashburn, VA
A 38-year-old female asked:

Ive been taking an ssri & 4mg of klonopin/day for 8 years for gad w/ panic attacks. i recently moved & im trying to find a new doc. everyone i see wants me to begin rapid tapering off of klonopin. is long-term ever therapeutically appropriate?

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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 35 years experience
Not optimal: There are definately less troublesome(withdrawl) meds that should be able to manage your symptoms in the hands of an expert
Last updated Aug 18, 2019

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