Anxiety Community
Klonopin
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to generalized anxiety, anxiety and eating, anxiety and sleeping, mood swings, panic attacks and panic disorders.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Klonopin

            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?
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
414333_tn?1226195093
   I am currently on 0.75mg twice daily my doc is such a ****** hate him!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Blank
480448_tn?1403547723
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!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
mistakenidentity commented on Why You Might Have A ...
10 mins ago
2005965_tn?1332671591
Blank
cannotstopworried added the Anxiety/Panic Tracker
3 hrs ago
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Sean117 is ...from Brooklyn ny son ... Comment
5 hrs ago
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Anxiety Tracker
Track Anxiety Symptoms
Start Tracking Now
Top Anxiety Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
remar
st. louis, MO
6579347_tn?1388505968
Blank
mele48
TX
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
cj29
GA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
michigan07
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled
Arlington, VA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
anxiety860
Anxiety Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Anxiety Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
remar
st. louis, MO
6579347_tn?1388505968
Blank
mele48
TX
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
cj29
GA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
michigan07
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled
Arlington, VA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
anxiety860