Clonazepam. 5 mg effect like xanax (alprazolam)?

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.

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Was taking 1 mg clonazepam a day, have since tapered off. Take. 5 mg Xanax (alprazolam) as need now; notice when I haven't had it in 72 hrs I get spacy/shaky. Why?

Drug dependence. Your body has built up a dependence to this class of medications (benzodiazepines). Withdrawal symptoms include sleep disturbance, irritability, anxiety, tremor, sweating, difficult concentration, confusion, nausea, palpitations, headache, hallucinations, seizures, psychosis, and death. Discuss with your physician before making any medication changes. http://www.bcnc.org.uk/symptoms.html. Read more...
Withdrawal. if you have been on sedatives for more than a few months , you will have withdrawal upon cessation and need to wean off. consider 5 mg of valium a day and drop by 1 mg at a time. 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)?

Don't recommend. Please talk with your prescribing provider/ psychiatrist. Don't recommend mixing these benzodiazapines. Read more...
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...