... of drug that needs to build up in your system or can it just be taken when you feel anxiety coming on? My dr prescribed .5 mg twice a day for anxiety and panic. I'd prefer to take it as needed but need to know if I would benefit more by taken it daily
As a Medical Assistant and Veteran. I am prescribed 1mg of Klonopin to take 3 times a day. My suggestion is take it daily. I made the mistake and tried to handle it on my own and stopped taking my medicine for a month. Either I went through withdrawls which I believe I didn't, no shakes, headaches, urges, nothing... but I didn't notice the change in being able to go out, be in crowds... etc... So I would recommend daily use just like the other two advised. Just my opinion
your tolerance will build up quickly if taken daily, take half in morning, half at night for a week, then take it once a day in the morning after you have woken up a bit. this is best for anxiety and panic. and if you take it as needed, you will not build up much of a tolerance, so it will make you tired and drowsy every time you take it. Xanax in my opinion is worse. it makes me extremely tired, and even with a tolerqnce, I still get tired taking it. but with clonazepam, I do not get tired once I have a tolerance built up.
- Klonopin Information for Consumers
- Klonopin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Klonopin (detailed)
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