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How long should C/T Clonazapam (Klonopin) withdrawal take?

Posted 10 Jun 2012 by SEZFIT 65 answers

I went off Klonopin cold turkey two weeks ago (bad move I know)... I was taking .25 mg a night to sleep (as per docs script) for three weeks... It started to make me feel extremely anxious and drugged up after taking it for a while... I seem to have EVERY protracted withdrawal symtom known to man ...

Is it safe to take clonazepam together in combination with hydrocodone?

Posted 30 Jan 2011 by arcanoidcyst16 7 answers

I was just wondering because I am on both klonopin and hydrocodone.

Anxiety - How truly addicting is Klonopin?

Posted 21 Oct 2010 by JULIEJCC 2 answers

How difficult is it to get off of the medication if I am taking 2mg per day for 2 years now?

I'm increasing Abilify from 2.5 mg to 5 mg/day. Is it OK to decrease clonazepam by...

Posted 25 Sep 2017 by jeannealyce 0 answers

... .5 mg at same time? I had a hard time getting off 5 mg/day of Abilify. After 2 months my doctor put me back on 2.5 mg. Tomorrow will increase to 5 mg/day. While trying to stop Abilify my anxiety was so bad I was prescribed 0.5 mg clonazepam for anxiety ( up to 2 mg/day). Could I decrease ...

My dr switch me from lorazepam to clonazepam with no weening off of the lorazepam?

Posted 5 May 2017 by Just be me 2 answers

Even with all the horror stories I've heard about withdrawals from it, is this true?

Do you need to taper off Klonopin if only taken a couple of times?

Posted 8 Jul 2017 by travelling1 2 answers

Hello, I had an old prescription of .5mg klonopin that I decided to use for intense flight anxiety. During my first flight I took two .5mg tablets. The next day, I again took two .5mg tablets. I know that physiological dependence can occur quickly with this medication. Do I need to taper down, or ...

How do I wean off clonazepam?

Posted 3 Jun 2017 by Mabel426 0 answers

I have been taking clonazepam for about 3 months - .125mg during the day and another .125mg at night. What is the best schedule to wean off of this? How long with the withdrawal symptoms last for?

How to taper the dosage of Zapiz (clonazapam) 0.5mg and discontinue its use safely?

Posted 24 Apr 2017 by Ahappygirl4u 2 answers

Hi, I have been taking Zapiz (clonazepam) since last 6 days. My doctor prescribed it for anxiety and insomnia. He prescribed 0.5mg but did not provide guidelines about dosage tapering. I took 0.5mg for 1st three days and reduced the dosage to half for the next 3 days. What should I do next? ...

First time anxiety patient, given 0.5mg clonazepam once a day!?

Posted 20 Mar 2017 by OmgSharad 1 answer

So my doctor said i have nothing to worry and i shall be fine very soon -- will require some 4 to 6 weeks of this medication! its been two days since i've taken this medicine at night and i honestly have a good sleep at night, next day drowsiness is there but if i'm busy into somethings ...

Clonazepam/Klonopin withdrawal?

Posted 12 Apr 2017 by Hockeypucks 1 answer

I am working on tapering off Klonopin. I am having a hell of a time. The mental part obviously sucks. But like I have so much tension and weakness I can't walk far or stand up long at all! Is this common? I find that a medicine can do this almost too hard to believe. The pain moves around ...

I am desperate and searching for answers.. I have been taking two 0.5 mg. a night of Clonazepam for?

Posted 20 Apr 2017 by jeanneq 2 answers

... insomnia for at least ten years now. My doctor does not want me to take them anymore and has me taking 1 mg of Silenor before going to sleep. He said if I wake up in the middle of the night to take just half of the clonazepam but it does not work. I can't sleep at all. He won't ...

Elavil and anxiety and sleep -what to expect anyone have good things to say about this medication?

Posted 22 Apr 2017 by Purplelavender 0 answers

I have anxiety and taking Clonzepam which they want me off. I did drop my clon 0.25mg. I take 1.5mg for the day. I am very sensitive to meds and they have tried a few AD and I cannot take them. Recently came off Cymbalta now over 50 days and also was taking Buspar for about 2 months which was not ...

Tapering clonazepam after over 20 years?

Posted 21 Feb 2017 by Scharf 3 answers

Female age 65 been on clonazepam over 20 years for MVP with dysautonomia and what I was told was anxiety and panic. I would have hot flushes come from my stomach up to my face and would feel like I was gonna die and have unreasonable fear. Also as I was about to drift into sleep I would jerk awake ...

Clonazepam: Weaning from .5mg/once daily?

Posted 17 Apr 2017 by WhiskeyWhispers 0 answers

For about 3 (?) years, I've been taking .5 mg clonazepam at night for idiopathic insomnia. It's no longer effective and I want to stop it. I was given a weaning schedule by my doctor. 1/2 a pill every night for a week, 1/2 a pill every other night the following week, and 1/2 a pill every ...

I need to Identify a newly shaped & sized CLONAZEPAM Tablet?

Posted 15 Apr 2017 by DON_PT_CLBRN 0 answers

I have been prescribed 0.5 mg clonazepam x 3 daily = 1.5 mg. / day for several years. The tablets were produced by Apotex and marked "APO / 0.5". The tablets are pinkish color and round and flat and about 1/4" in diameter. Several months ago, my regular pharmacy filled a prescription ...

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