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Are the side effects of klonopin similar to taking xanax (alprazolam)?

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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes and no

Xanax (alprazolam) is a very short acting benzodiazepine and Klonopin is longer acting.
Xanax (alprazolam) is much more addictive if used long term, but may act quicker. Neither is good long term as you develop tolerance meaning the same dose is no longer effective. It is better to fo find an antidepressant or a wide variety of other anti anxiety medications.

In brief: Yes and no

Xanax (alprazolam) is a very short acting benzodiazepine and Klonopin is longer acting.
Xanax (alprazolam) is much more addictive if used long term, but may act quicker. Neither is good long term as you develop tolerance meaning the same dose is no longer effective. It is better to fo find an antidepressant or a wide variety of other anti anxiety medications.
Dr. John Moranville
Dr. John Moranville
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Xanax (alprazolam)

For the most part, yes, but depends on dosage and length of time on the medicine.

In brief: Xanax (alprazolam)

For the most part, yes, but depends on dosage and length of time on the medicine.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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