Is klonipin safer than xanax (alprazolam)?

No. The safety of any medication depends on its use or misuse. When taken as prescribed, for the treatment of a condition for which the medication is indicated for or deemed so by your doctor and closely monitored, the safety of any medication is improved.

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Is it safe to take 2mg of Xanax 2 mg of klonipin, 30mg of baclofen and 4 mg of zanaflex? All at night too?

Take medication only. as directed by prescriber. Xanax (alprazolam), Klonopin (clonazepam), and baclofen increase sedation. Baclofen and Zanaflex are for muscle spasticity. Xanax and Klonopin are both benzodiazepines for anxiety. Your prescriber must review your condition and outline a dosing plan for each medication indicated. Best regards for relief. Read more...

Clonazepam. 5 mg effect like xanax (alprazolam)?

Yes and no. Clonazepam and xanax (alprazolam) are benzodiazepines often used to treat anxiety-panic attcks, gad or ptsd. They are similar but xanax (alprazolam) is shorter acting and more potent than Clonazepam whixh is less strong and action lasts longer. Xanax (alprazolam) also can lead to addiction more than clonazepam. Read more...

What to do if I have Xanax (alprazolam). 5mg and clonazepam. 5mg?

What ? Why do you have them both ? Isn't one rotten tomato enough ! xanax (alprazolam) is more dangerous, Klonopin a wee less, being long acting. Are you careless , or is it your nurse practitioner. No sensible physician will issue them both. Enough ? . Read more...
Xanax/Klonopin. Don't mix the two. Ask your prescribing doctor on advise as to which one to continue with. Read more...

How long will it take for me to feel the effects of clonazepam? 1hr? I know it's slower than Xanax (alprazolam)

Within an hour. Clonazepam is a longer acting drug than Xanax (alprazolam) and its' effects are less immediately evident. However, depending on your size, diet, metaboisim, etc. it usually takes less than an hour to begin working. The efffects will be more subtle, in that the purpose is to maintain balance over time rather than stopping a panic attack. Read more...

Was taking 1 mg clonazepam a day, have since tapered off. Take. 5 mg Xanax (alprazolam) as need now; notice when I haven't had it in 72 hrs I get spacy/shaky. Why?

Drug dependence. Your body has built up a dependence to this class of medications (benzodiazepines). Withdrawal symptoms include sleep disturbance, irritability, anxiety, tremor, sweating, difficult concentration, confusion, nausea, palpitations, headache, hallucinations, seizures, psychosis, and death. Discuss with your physician before making any medication changes. http://www.bcnc.org.uk/symptoms.html. Read more...
Withdrawal. if you have been on sedatives for more than a few months , you will have withdrawal upon cessation and need to wean off. consider 5 mg of valium a day and drop by 1 mg at a time. Read more...

I use Xanax (alprazolam) since 8 month ago now I am traveling and I lost my pills, so a friend have clonazepam can I take a pill just 1 day until I get my xanax (alprazolam)?

See below. The best solution is to review your medication use at a local urgent care, so you have a safe solution. This is especially true if you have been regularly taking xanax (alprazolam) and have other medications and illnesses. Although Clonazepam is in the same medication class as xanax (alprazolam), it lasts much longer and the doses are not equivalent. So it is not a good idea for you to swap between the two using guesswork. Read more...
Klonopin (clonazepam) Both are anxiolytics, with Klonopin (clonazepam) having longer half-life. Make sure u let your prescribing doc. Know of what u r doing. Read more...