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A 26-year-old male asked:

I take 4 mg of clonazepam a day for anxiety and insomnia it works well but my memory is getting bad is this permanent or just a side affect?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
I don't know: Clonazepam use has sometimes been associated with memory problems -but I do not know if that is the cause for you. Please d/w your prescribing provider. Take care.
Dr. Michael Summers
Sleep Medicine 24 years experience
Depends-Needs Psych: That's a pretty high dose of clonazepam. Being only 26 years old, and having memory issues, i'd question if that's the best anxiety regimen for you. Is a psychiatrist seeing and managing your anxiety issues? If not, then that would be the first step. Perhaps there are better choices than 4mg of Clonazepam for you.

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