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Posted 10 Jun 2012 by • 80 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 symptom known to man ...
Posted 30 Jan 2011 by • 7 answers
I was just wondering because I am on both klonopin and hydrocodone.
Posted 21 Oct 2010 by • 2 answers
How difficult is it to get off of the medication if I am taking 2mg per day for 2 years now?
Posted 5 May 2017 by • 3 answers
Even with all the horror stories I've heard about withdrawals from it, is this true?
Posted 25 Aug 2010 by • 6 answers
My husband has recently stopped taking klonopin because of the anger/irratable rages he goes into. The doctor perscribed the klonopin for the seizures/tremors and anxiety attacks he was having from the withdrawal from an alcohol addiction of 20yrs, he has also been diagnosed with the beginning ...
Posted 18 Aug 2018 by • 3 answers
What to suggest? My Dr. Switched me on to Klonopin (clonazepam) from alprazolam which I took .5 mg for 7 yrs 2x a day, most recently 3x day.Today was my first go with the clonazepam .5 mg 2x a day. I was very nervous and apprehensive as you could imagine switching medicines after being on one so ...
Posted 12 May 2010 by • 6 answers
I had extremely bad withdrawals from Xanax so doc was worried i would have seizure so she put me on it .5 2 times a day for month then taper down every month with lower dose think that will work? MY heart rate was 142 at docs could barely breath face so tight jumpy shaky pale in motion constantly ...
Posted 12 Aug 2018 by • 2 answers
I take 2-3mg Xanax every 2-3 days for anxiety, and have been doing this for nearly 6 months now. On average, I take 2mg EVERY OTHER DAY. It works wonders, and I would take it every day but I am terribly scared of benzo withdrawal. However my question is this; if I continue to take 2-3mg Xanax every ...
Posted 6 Feb 2011 by • 5 answers
Posted 19 Nov 2010 by • 5 answers
My tolerance is so high that the pm dose doesn't even help me sleep. What are the long term effects of this drug? I need to get off the Adderall according to my pdoc more than the Clonazepam. I agree, but read about others struggles with the Clonazepam/they have been on a lower dose.
Posted 29 Nov 2011 by • 8 answers
i'm going thru a custody battle. Doc first put me on Xanax .5 worked for two days. Then tried klonopin 1 mg then 2mg that worked for a month and a half. I went to the hospital on Sunday bc it got so bad I passed out. They gave my Ativan the shot work the pills didn't do anything after a ...
Posted 20 Oct 2017 by • 1 answer
I am 21 years old, 6'1", and 190 lbs and have been taking 1mg of Klonopin twice a day equalling 2mgs daily for about the past 10 months. Today I talked to my doctor about slowly tapering off and instead of perscribing me 1mg twice a day he prescribed .5mg 4 times a day as needed. I am ...
Posted 11 Dec 2010 by • 7 answers
My doctor has had me on .5 mg 2x a day of Klonopin for Generalized Anxiety Disorder for about 45 days now. While the medication seems to be helping, I don't like some of the side-effects (had a rather bad case of aggression and depression today) and am worried about becoming dependent and ...
Posted 17 Nov 2012 by • 4 answers
Just started 45mg a day, stopped my benzo intake and just mirtazapine for sleep. I get that brain buzz all the time
Benzodiazepine Withdrawal - Looking for help getting off Klonopin permanently I need some advise on?
Posted 21 Nov 2015 by • 3 answers
... how to safely taper off. Drs wont help?? Long story short Drs put me on Klondpin thinking I was having panic attacks 15 years ago. I found out 15 yrs later I have multiple heart issues,, Vaso Vagle, afib, In essence a messed up electrical system. Hence I got a pacemaker and doing fine. Since I ...