... becoming 10 times worse since I started tapering off of Klonopin). If I increase my dose, the pain worsens. The tension becomes unbearable as does the pain. Has anyone else had this experience? No specialist has been able to discern the actual cause of my pain. All image diagnostics show only that I have a bulging disc. I believe all of the tension and excruciating pain is caused from the usage of Klonopin. Your thoughts/feedback, please. Thank you!