hi there im new to this web site but i like it and umm my question is my doctor took me off of klonopin last wednesday but gave me vistral instead to only take it when i feel very anxious but i havent had my meds for a whole week and i just got them today i took one of them maybe its because my body is goin thru i withdrawl (withdrawal) or something i feel very uncomfortable but maybe thats normal can y ou give me so info about klonopin plz thankyou
Welcome to the site. How long where you on klonopin for? To explain. There are 2 types of benzos. Those that kick in just after taken and those that you don't really feel kick in at all. They work over the full day. Klonopin would be a 24/7 form of medication. Normally dosed out twice daily. Thus doing you the full day. If your doctor felt like you needed something more instant he might have decided on a change. I am not familiar with vistral. Never taken it myself. But klonopin should never just be stopped. Like any benzo you come off it over time. Unless maybe it was only a week you were on it. We would need to know the duration of the klonopin and then maybe someone can answer the question a little bit better.
Sounds like you have a regular doc instead of a psychiatrist, or a dumb psychiatrist. As Mr. Green said, benzos should never be stopped suddenly or without expert monitoring. On the other hand, some people just sail through. The new drug would probably cause drowsiness more so than a benzo, but not necessarily, as we're all different.
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