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How Do I Wean Off Klonopine
If I take klonopin (clonazepam) 1mg every night for about 4 months would it be ok to just stop without weaning?
Poor choice: You might be okay doing this, but your best choice is to wean off of this medication. ...Read more
Weaning off of klonopin (clonazepam) was on for 6 months. At 0.5mgbid, now on 0.125mg daily. 8 pills left- will i be ok with stopping at this dose-i don't want more?
Yes: Yes, you should be; the dose you indicated is very negligible. Don' be afraid to stop. On the other hand, if you are experiencing anxiety you may benefit from psychologist's intervention. You may consider cbt - cognitive-behavioral therapy that often times effective and help to avoid use of medications. ...Read more
Been on klonopin 3mg for 5 years for severe GAD tried alot this is the only drug that gives mr my life back but i want to wean off to see if i can get through this without the klonopin how should i do this ive read all kind of horror stories ?
Decided with my doc to wean off klonopin (clonazepam) after 5 months use. 1 mg at night. How do I do .75 mg? Do i take a .5 mg tablet then break another in half
Congratulations: I am very happy to hear you being honest and doing your best to get off of this addicting medication. But, health tap is not treatment and i would advise you to be very cautious about getting medical care on the internet. We do not treat or diagnose patients on this simple app. Please follow the advice of the doctor you are working with in person. ...Read more
Off klonopin and welbutrin last week weaning clonazepam for one month now from 3mg per day to .25 mg having severe ticks and twiches is this dangero?
Can be!: Klonipin is clonazepam, so your exact schedule isn't clear. But most important: changes like this need to be carefully supervised by a psychiatrist. He or she will be able to guide the process. There can be withdrawal effects, especially from benzodiazepines like k(c). And, yes, they can be dangerous. Speak to your md right away. ...Read more
My doctor weaned me off of klonopin (clonazepam) within a week and I had severe withdrawal...what would you recommend they put me on when trying to wean me again?
Too fast: Your doctor weaned too quickally. Try a longer slower taper....may on the order of an entire month. ...Read more
Im on prescription Klonopin (clonazepam) 1 mg for 3 times daily. My doctor dOes not know how to wean me off of this. Could you please help me wean off of this?
Klonopin (clonazepam): is a long acting benzodiazepine. I usually try to get people on a twice a day schedule and take away 1/2 a mg every two weeks. The idea is to minimize risk of withdrawal anxiety and seizures. Do your titration under a physician's supervision. Best of luck with this. ...Read more
Started 1mg bedtime of klonopin (clonazepam) and decided with doc to wean off every 2 weeks .25 mg. Down to .25 and have headache and face tingling. Will go away?
Benzo taper down: Coming off a benzodiazepine like Klonopin (clonazepam) can cause withdrawal symptoms even when t is done slowly. It may take a couple of days to get over those but i advise that you let your provider know about this so he/she may let you know what is the next step. If symptoms get worse i would recommend you to go to the ed for immediate evaluation. ...Read more
Am on prescription for Klonopin (clonazepam) 1 mg for 3 times daily. My doctor does not know how to wean me off of this medication. Help me wean off of this please?
Titrate slowly: The best way is a slow titration schedule. Try lowering one dose slightly. After a while lower another dose slightly and so on. ...Read more
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