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Take Klonopin Clonazepam
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
Below: Ask the prescribing DR. They have your full medical history and can give you an accurate schedule ...Read more
Similar but: It is vital you visit with your prescribing doctor to have guidance on this question. Klonopin (clonazepam) is a simlar medicine to lorazepam but they have different potencies and duration of action. They both have physical dependence and will thus require careful dose adjustments. ...Read more
What is the best way (certain time, with food, etc) to take klonopin (clonazepam) to make it most effective?
Klonopin (clonazepam): Usually half to 1 hour before bed. ...Read more
Yes: There shouldn't be a problem with that. ...Read more
Yes: Follow your doctor recommendations, but generally they can be taken together ...Read more
Why do I have to take klonopin (clonazepam) twice a day? How long will it take for the drowsiness to go away?
It may not go away: You need to talk to your prescriber to understand why you are on the med, at its dose that makes you drowsy, and how long it is anticipated you will need to stay on it. ...Read more
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
Accidentally inhaled a lot of undiluted bleach (idiot move I know) while cleaning. Can I still take klonopin (clonazepam)?
I am taking Ativan and find it works well for anxiety. I used to take klonopin (clonazepam) and it didn't help. Why is the Ativan more effective?
I have an endoscopy scheduled next week and they are supposed to "put me under". I take klonopin (clonazepam) 1mg/3x a day. How will that interfere or will it?
ask: The right thing is to ask this particular team for instructions. Inform this to your dr. Do not worry too much. ...Read more
I usually take hydroxyzine 10mg at bedtime daily for anxiety. On days when I'm more anxious, i sometimes take klonopin (clonazepam) .25mg, usually once a week. Ok?
OK: That is okay but also discuss this with your own doctor as well. ...Read more
Depends on amount: Typically, one should not mix alcohol and meds like klonopin, (clonazepam) both are central nervous system depressants and can combine to create an even greater degree of sedation and may slow your breathing. If a single glass of wine and a small dose of klonopin, (clonazepam) it is prob ok to take it within several hours of the wine. Klonopin (clonazepam) will be in your body for up to 1.5 days, but much of the effect passes in hours. ...Read more
Could be meds!: Are you taking venlafaxine and Lexapro (escitalopram) together or was Lexapro (escitalopram) stopped? Also, check with your dr. The dose of venlafaxine and what time of day you take it. Sometimes adjusting the dose and time of day corrects the problem. Any history of seizures or sleep terrors/nightmares? Discuss a sleep study. Of course this all depends upon how frequent these occur and how disruptive to your life the sx are. ...Read more
Klonopin (clonazepam) & pregnancy: Yes, it's possible to have a baby when you have anxiety/panic issues. However, there are medicines that might be safer for your baby than klonopin, (clonazepam) which has a fda "d" rating in pregnancy. Other antipanic medicines like ssri's are category "c." if planning a pregnancy, please talk with your doctor & consult with a psychiatrist too. They can help you shift your panic meds to be safer for baby. ...Read more
I take klonopin (clonazepam) and have started taking 0.5 but have felt no sedation. What is the regular dosage range and when does it start to be sedative?
Is it ok to take klonopin (clonazepam) 1.0 mg and Cardizem cd at same time or should it be about an hour apart if cardizen raises klonopin (clonazepam) level?
Timing not important: Such interactions will occur no matter when the drugs are taken. Symptoms of excessive drowsiness or mental slowing should be watched for. Keep in close contact with your prescriber. May need lower dose of clonazepam. Shouldn't drive or engage in other hazardous activities if taking clonazepam. ...Read more
I can't get straight answers. I take klonopin, (clonazepam) yet i still enjoy coffee. Is this okay as they might work in different receptors; or do they fight?
This varies greatly: You can enjoy your morning brew with your klonopin (clonazepam). It is only occasional that caffeine makes a difference in anxiety disorders when someone is on klonopin (clonazepam). Some people are more sensitive than others about it. Those most likely prone to have trouble are those in acute period of panic or ptsd. Other anxiety disorders just don't seem to have the sensitivity that those do. Just don't interrupt sleep! ...Read more
I take klonopin (clonazepam) at bedtime to help me sleep and it helps, but my question is, is it normal to constantly feel sleepy throughout the next day?
Can I take klonopin (clonazepam) 0.5 and Soma 350mg @ bedtime? I usually take klonopin (clonazepam) w/ linden tea, not enough, too much pain. I take both regularly
Yes: Yes. There should be no problem. Just be sure to keep a night light in case you are slightly unsteady with the combo when you get up in the middkle of the night. ...Read more