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What seems to work better for general anxiety..Klonopin (clonazepam) or ativan?

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Dr. Shariq Refai
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In brief: Similar

Both work similarly.
Klonopin (clonazepam) is longer acting then ativan. Both can be addicting. Take only as prescribed. Each person reacts differently to each medication, one is not necessarily better then the other. It is about what is better for you. For generalized anxiety there are other medications that are not addicting. Speak to your doctor about treatment options.

In brief: Similar

Both work similarly.
Klonopin (clonazepam) is longer acting then ativan. Both can be addicting. Take only as prescribed. Each person reacts differently to each medication, one is not necessarily better then the other. It is about what is better for you. For generalized anxiety there are other medications that are not addicting. Speak to your doctor about treatment options.
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