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Klonopin And Breastfeeding
Not a good idea: Lots of medicine that you ingest get into breast milk. It might be wise to call the physician who prescribed them and have him/her advise you how to taper off these medication if he/she thinks it wise. ...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
Some risk: About 1 % of drugs with pass into breast milk. Consult the a baby's pediatrician on the specific drugs. ...Read more
Sure: These medicines do not interact with each other when taken in normal doses ... Should be fine. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Medication effects: Your Health is Precious! Excessive use of Alprazolam or abrupt discontinuation following long-term use, may occasionally trigger seizures in patients taking Bupropion. Reflect: •Need for Bupropion and Alprazolam •Stressors in life causing Anxiety and Depression •Use of Alcohol •To see Psychiatrist for medication side effects and interaction; Therapy for stresses in life and for coping skilsl ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it ok to start naltrexone and ativan during detox from alcohol while already taking Effexor (venlafaxine) for depression?
Yes, as long as : Your doctors know all the medicines you are taking. ...Read more
Agree w Dr. Lipkin: Drugs.Com Drug interaction checker notes potential for Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine) & Zoloft (sertraline) to potentially ^ risk for serotonin syndrome.. Adderall side effects may also be ^ed. However, that does mean that there would be a problem. No interactions with plan Unisom noted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There is some research that shows that milk thistle can slow activity of certain enzymes in the liver that help the body to metabolize drugs. If the enzymes are inhibited by the milk thistle, then the level of the drugs will be higher. Prozac (fluoxetine) is one such drug. Clonazepam levels can be reduced if taken with milk thistle. ...Read more
Moderately safe: Lorazepam has been looked at in a few studies and appears to cross into the breast milk in insignificant quantity.(2.9% of maternal dose) there are cautions to observe for infant sedation but it is unllikely. See medications and mothers'milk, hale, 14ed.2010. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are low doses of Xanax (alprazolam) and clonidine safe to take during short-acting opioid withdrawal? I plan on taking 1mg of Xanax (alprazolam) and 0.2mg of clonidine daily.
Taking clonazepam 0.5mg for approx 3 weeks, and now also on Lexapro (escitalopram) in evening. How to wean off clonazepam to avoid insomnia and anxiety symptoms?
Hi, I am taking celexa 20 mg for depression and anxiety and klonopin (clonazepam) for anxiety and panic. Could I replace the klonopin (clonazepam) with amitriptyline safely?
Not enough info: Switching medications requires knowledge of your entire clinical situation. You need to discuss with prescribing doctor reason for changing any med and how to do so. Also you must be seen and carefully monitored for symptoms and side effects. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Not recommended: Psychoactive medications can cause significant central nervous system dysregulation when alcohol is consumed. Not only would you experience potential side effects such as dizziness, excess sedation and drops in blood pressure, but also impaired cognitive functioning. This includes poor judgement and disinhibition. Alcohol can also interfere with full efficacy of these medications. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more