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Which has a greater risk of addiction-klonopin or ativan (lorazepam).One of the dr.S on the site mentioned one has a greater chance of addiction.Did not say which?

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Dr. Laura Wuarin
Psychiatry
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In brief: Xanax (alprazolam)

Xanax (alprazolam) has highest risk of misuse and addiction.
Ativan and Klonopin have similar risks.

In brief: Xanax (alprazolam)

Xanax (alprazolam) has highest risk of misuse and addiction.
Ativan and Klonopin have similar risks.
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Dr. Andrew Reeves
Neurology
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In brief: Generally

... The shorter the effect, the more addictive the compound is.
Klonopin (clonazepam) has a longer effect than ativan.

In brief: Generally

... The shorter the effect, the more addictive the compound is.
Klonopin (clonazepam) has a longer effect than ativan.
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