Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
Dilemma!
I was prescribed Xanax AND Klonopin by a psychiatrist. Does this sound right??  This sounds naive, but it seems odd to be given both.  I've taken both separately but not at the same time.  
Cancel
3 Answers
Page 1 of 1
370181 tn?1428180348
Bear in mind that this is just my opinion, but it doesn't sound "right" to me either. I could understand if he put you on Klonopin for long term control of anxiety/panic and had you use the Xanax strictly on a PRN, (as needed) basis as a "rescue" med if you had a major breakthrough panic attack. But to be on both at the same time seems like over medicating to me.
Did he explain his rational for prescribing both meds to you? I'd be interested to hear what he had to say..........and if he was MY p-doc, I"d definitely be asking him!
Your question was anything BUT naive! It was, in fact, very perceptive of you to question this.
A discussion with him is definitely in order and again, if this were me, if he persisted in prerscribing both, I would seek out a second opinion ASAP.
I wish you the best.
Peace
Greenlydia
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
Not that I have the say so, but I agree with Greenlydia 100%. Something is not right.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
1492418 tn?1289152863
I did for awhile, but the xanax was PRN.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
gymdandee commented on  Herbs and Spices Low...
10 hrs ago
Avatar universal
Blank
PJYen commented on 7 days cold turkey of...
11 hrs ago
4059843 tn?1465214932
Blank
mishymoshymarcy Tell me there is more to li... Comment
20 hrs ago
Blank
Anxiety Tracker
Track Anxiety Symptoms
Start Tracking Now
Top Anxiety Answerers
Avatar m tn
Blank
Paxiled
Arlington, VA
Avatar m tn
Blank
LRon
MI
675718 tn?1449992146
Blank
drifter0213
El Paso, TX
Avatar f tn
Blank
Gemfly
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
1530171 tn?1448133193
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON
Anxiety Community Resources
Top Anxiety Answerers
Avatar m tn
Blank
Paxiled
Arlington, VA
Avatar m tn
Blank
LRon
MI
675718 tn?1449992146
Blank
drifter0213
El Paso, TX
Avatar f tn
Blank
Gemfly
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
1530171 tn?1448133193
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON