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Can I switch from Xanax (alprazolam) to klonapine safely? I'm on 1.5 mg of xanax (alprazolam). I heard its safer for long term use.

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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes

Yes, it is possible to make this type of switch.
It would be best to work with a psychiatrist who has experience in making these types of changes. It appears that you already know that you need to be careful in trying to decrease or stop xanax (alprazolam).

In brief: Yes

Yes, it is possible to make this type of switch.
It would be best to work with a psychiatrist who has experience in making these types of changes. It appears that you already know that you need to be careful in trying to decrease or stop xanax (alprazolam).
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Dr. Arthur Davida
Family Medicine
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In brief: Not for long term

Labile mood, spastic muscular twitching, and poor sleep are common in long term use of of either one.
Xanax (alprazolam) is harder to wean off.

In brief: Not for long term

Labile mood, spastic muscular twitching, and poor sleep are common in long term use of of either one.
Xanax (alprazolam) is harder to wean off.
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