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Clonazepam 1 Mg Vs Xanax
Can I take a 2mg klonopin with a. 05 Xanax (alprazolam) just for one night of sleep due to anexity?
Addiction: Having two different benzodiazepine medications, and thinking more doses will bring you sleep us evidence of a very big problem. Honestly you do not have to live like this. It is not healthy. It is not going to end well if this continues. Please consider asking for help to find another way to live. ...Read more
Klonopin (clonazepam) belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines. They are also referred to as sedative-hypnotics & anxiolytics. These medications are used for a variety of indications to include anxiety, insomnia, muscle spasm, seizure, & alcohol withdrawal. All benzodiazepines including Clonazepam are potentially habit forming. Alcohol should be ...Read more
I am out of xanax (alprazolam) for one day and already do not feel right. I have been taking. 5 twice daily for 10 yrs. Would it be okay to take a klonopin?
Is lorazepam most similar to xanax (alprazolam)? I know duration is longer but is it the closest one in this class of drugs? Klonopin doesn't work
Xanax (alprazolam): Lorazepam is similar to Xanax (alprazolam) in that it has a short half life which means it seems to work faster but doesn't last as long, This makes these more addictive. Klonopin and Tranxene have a longer half life which takes longer to work but lasts much longer and is still addictive but less so. ...Read more
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?
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. ...Read more
I've been taking clonazepam for a few years. Having an MRI Tues. & they said they'd give me xanax for my claustrophobia--is that safe to do one time?
YES: However, definitely clear it with the primary physician. ...Read more
I use Xanax (alprazolam) since 8 month ago now I am traveling and I lost my pills, so a friend have clonazepam can I take a pill just 1 day until I get my xanax (alprazolam)?
See below: The best solution is to review your medication use at a local urgent care, so you have a safe solution. This is especially true if you have been regularly taking xanax (alprazolam) and have other medications and illnesses. Although Clonazepam is in the same medication class as xanax (alprazolam), it lasts much longer and the doses are not equivalent. So it is not a good idea for you to swap between the two using guesswork. ...Read more
I went from taking it to 1 milligram Xanax a day too 2 milligram and I'm wondering when I filled the Klonopin why it was not in the form of bars becau?
Dispense form: Of medication is up to the pharmacist and a bar must be specified by your physician. ...Read more
I have severe anxiety. Took 1.5 mg of klonopin and it's not helping after 2 hrs.? Can I take Xanax (alprazolam)?
Klonopin (clonazepam): I would not recommend mixing the two, instead talk to your doctor first. Mixing the two can lead to excess sedation & depress your respirations. ...Read more
Just switched from 1.5 mg/day Xanax (alprazolam) to. 5 mg twice daily of klonopin. Took first klonopin 4 hrs ago now have 100 dg fever. Should I be concerned?
Yes and no: Clonazepam and xanax (alprazolam) are benzodiazepines often used to treat anxiety-panic attcks, gad or ptsd. They are similar but xanax (alprazolam) is shorter acting and more potent than Clonazepam whixh is less strong and action lasts longer. Xanax (alprazolam) also can lead to addiction more than clonazepam. ...Read more
Talk to your doc: While there is likely no interaction, anyone who is prescribing you Klonopin or xanax (alprazolam) would probably like to know that you are concerned enough about your mood to be taking an over the counter agent and can better advise you on the safest way to address this. ...Read more
Xanax (alprazolam) and Klonopin: There is no such thing as "better", "best or "worst" medication, only those that work and don't work, based on the patient's individual circumstances and genetics. ...Read more
Xanax/Klonopin: Don't mix the two. Ask your prescribing doctor on advise as to which one to continue with. ...Read more
Bad idea: Both are similar types of medication and can lead to dependence. ...Read more
Yes and no: Xanax (alprazolam) is a very short acting benzodiazepine and Klonopin is longer acting. Xanax (alprazolam) is much more addictive if used long term, but may act quicker. Neither is good long term as you develop tolerance meaning the same dose is no longer effective. It is better to fo find an antidepressant or a wide variety of other anti anxiety medications. ...Read more
Talk to his doc.: While there is likely no interaction, anyone who is prescribing you Klonopin or xanax (alprazolam) would probably like to know that their patient is concerned enough about his/her mood to be taking an over the counter agent and can better advise them on the safest way to address this. ...Read more
It would be worse: The treatment of withdrawal syndromes is with drugs that are longer acting than the drug from which you are withdrawing. Klonopin should be gradually tapered over several months in people who are on appreciable doses for a long time. Xanax (alprazolam) is short-acting, will relieve the symptoms but produce more dependency than the Klonopin did. Anticonvulsant meds (depakote. Neurontin) can help. ...Read more
How long will it take for me to feel the effects of clonazepam? 1hr? I know it's slower than Xanax (alprazolam)
Within an hour: Clonazepam is a longer acting drug than Xanax (alprazolam) and its' effects are less immediately evident. However, depending on your size, diet, metaboisim, etc. It usually takes less than an hour to begin working. The efffects will be more subtle, in that the purpose is to maintain balance over time rather than stopping a panic attack. ...Read more
Is it ok to take. 25 of clonazepam 4 hours after taking. 125 of xanax. I was out of clonazepam and had xanax leftover. Since then I refilled script?
Yes: Those medications, benzodiazepines, are like cousins of each other, they can be used as substitutes in a pinch. However they can also be synergistic (additive) in its effect so stick with one to see a better effect. ...Read more
I am switching from 0.25 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) per day to 0.25 mg of Klonopin. Do I need to taper or can I simply switch and if tapering how would I do it?
Alprazolam is a short acting benzodiazepine, it does not last long in the system. So when used regularly with multiple doses to treat anxiety, it is associated with inter-dose withdrawal, tolerance and a resulting increase level of baseline anxiety. So in anxiety clinics, we use it only in cases of " flight, dentist or other infrequent anxieties, ...Read more
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