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            Hey yet another question!!!!!! Are you ready lol.......  I have been on Klonopin for a long time 5 years to be exact, since Klonopin is a long lasting life taker, OOPS!!!!!! I mean benzo can I taper it at a rate of 10%/week or does it have to be slower?
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   I am currently on 0.75mg twice daily my doc is such a ****** hate him!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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480448 tn?1426952138
Hey nate...first...check your PM.

Second...are you wanting to taper off the Klonopin as well?  Honestly, my advice to you is one at a time...concentrate on getting off the Ativan first...okay?  I jknow you are having a rough time...and the Klonopin is most likely helping a bit with the Ativan w/d's.

And yes, Klonopin and Valium (diazepam) are the types of benzos indicated for more long-term use, as they stay in the system longer than the short-acting ones (Ativan, Xanax)...they actually build up a steady level in your system.  Also, they don't have the same "tolerance" issues that the others do.

One at a time, okay?  I know you are frustrated, and I can completely understand that.

Hang in there!
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