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A 39-year-old female asked:

Im on methadone n my dr gave me a prescription 4 clonazepam. it's only 0.5 so is it safe 2 take them 2gather?

2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Not really: While it's safe from a purely medical perspective, it's not safe from a recovery perspective. If you take Methadone because you previously abused opiates, it's risky to take anything else that people easily and often abuse. This includes tranquilizers like clonazepam. If you are prescribed them at all, it's vitally important that you take them exactly as prescribed, and not take extra.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology 59 years experience
Yes !: Methadone is the important drug Clonazepam 0.5 mg is an insignificant addition.

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