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A 25-year-old female asked:

I've been taking 350 mg suppliment magnesium help with stress during tapering off klonopin. is this okay to take magnesium during taper off benzo. i am on the benzo for anxiety/ ocd but don't want too be dependent this drug for the rest of my life?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Magnesium supplement should be ok. Your anxiety/ ocd shouldn't go untreated. A psychiatrist should be advising & treating you. You shouldn't fight your way through those mental health issues alone as, in time, physical symptoms usually follow.
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