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What benzodiazepine is stronger: klonopin (clonazepam) or ativan (lorazepam)?

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Dr. Shariq Refai
Psychiatry
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In brief: They differ

Klonopin (clonazepam) is longer acting but takes just slightly longer to start working.
Ativan works quicker but clears from your system quicker then Klonopin (clonazepam) although it can stay in your system for a while.

In brief: They differ

Klonopin (clonazepam) is longer acting but takes just slightly longer to start working.
Ativan works quicker but clears from your system quicker then Klonopin (clonazepam) although it can stay in your system for a while.
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