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How long is Extended Release 2mg Xanax (alprazolam) half life, compared to 2mg Klonopin half life?
Xanax (alprazolam) XR vs Klonopin: The half-life for Xanax (alprazolam) XR is short 10.7–15.8 hours and the longer-term efficacy of Xanax (alprazolam) XR has not been systematically evaluated. Klonopin has an unusually long elimination half-life of 18–50 hours, it considered the longest-acting benzodiazepine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
1mg dose of klonopin (clonazepam) lasts for about 8 hours.Half life 18-60 hours.The half life seems meaningless if it only therapeutically works 8 hrs.Explain?
Therapeutic: Of course these are just standards for a general population. But, therapeutic levels represents a blood concentration that is high enough to see the effect of the medication still working. Blood levels of the chemical/drug/medicine are detectable but not at a level to provide with the well known effect of the medication. ...Read more
I'm trying to stop taking celexa (citalopram). Can i take a half 10mg of celexa (citalopram) and a half of mirtazapine 15mg. And slowly get off celexa (citalopram) and totally on mirtazapin?
Maybe: It is thought that it is the resultant response of the brain to increased serotonin levels (and not simply increased serotonin alone) that leads to improvement. Examples include changes in number of eceptors or increased number of dendrites. These positive changes may remain after the medication is stopped. If your brain was not changed from a depressed state, you'd remain depressed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I took .5 klonopin (clonazepam) 2x daily w/tegretol..klonopin (clonazepam) ineffective..does tegretol reduce the length of time klonopin (clonazepam) works-8hrs or it strength?
How long do Zoloft (sertraline) withdrawals last? I was on 50 mg Zoloft (sertraline) for 4 and a half weeks and stopped cold turkey.
Usually ends: within 1 to 2 weeks. SSRI discontinuation syndrome symptoms may include: flu-like sx’s, insomnia, nightmares, vivid dreams, anxiety, tearfulness, low mood, irritability, nausea, vomiting, cramps, loose stools, loss of appetite, dizziness, flushing, sweating, headache, lethargy, imbalance, vertigo, sensation of electric shocks & other sensory disturbances, & hyperarousal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could reason from insomnia be due to abilify (aripiprazole)? Only took 5 mg but. Three days later took Prozac with seroquel and read Prozac increases half life abili
After 8mos of 20mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) I am now on 10mg will it take awhile for that dosage because of the half life of prozac (fluoxetine)?
Yes: It will take a while to decrease the blood levels, like you said, because of the long half life. ...Read more
Take 75mg of atenolol. Trying to withdraw 1mg of clonazepam been in it 4 months. Cut dose in half. Notice HR 55-60 withdrawal?Take less atenolol?
Every day i take 75 mg of Effexor (venlafaxine) rx, 40 mg of Paxil and 900 mg of seroquel. Is this safe? I go thru withdrawal within 12 hours without seroquel.
Taking 225mg Effexor&Clonazepam 4 Major Dep Dis&anxiety¶noid thoughts. Had Olanzapine&Respiridone before but is Abilify (aripiprazole) ok2take with Effexor?
Abilify (aripiprazole): It appears that you are also experiencing paranoid thoughts, and have been treated for depression. At the same time, if your doctor prescribes the Abilify (aripiprazole), (aripiprazole) with or without the Clonazepam, there is no contraindication. The Abilify (aripiprazole) might also augment the Effexor as an antidepressant, which is another advantage for this recommendation. ...Read more