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Lake Worth, FL
A 48-year-old male asked:

I was taking 2 milligrams of xanax (alprazolam) a day and a doctor put me on one milligram of klonopin 4 times a day is this normal and what do i expect next?

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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Switch: One common strategy to alleviate the addiction to Alprazolam and other short half life benzodiazepines is to switch to a longer half life agent like clonazepam. Ask your dr for the exact reason, but this could be one very good opportunity for you to wean off this addictive drug.
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