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New guy here, getting off Klonopin after 15 years. What a waste of

11/17/2014
05:06 | Author: Allison King

Getting off klonopin
New guy here, getting off Klonopin after 15 years. What a waste of

As my title says, I have been taking Klonopin for 15 years give or take. It started with an insomnia problem, so after trying a few things my Doc.

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Getting off Klonopin?

9/16/2014
03:48 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Getting off klonopin
Getting off Klonopin?

7 Answers - Posted in: klonopin, anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder - Answer: Last year I took about 2 mg of Xanax everyday for only 4 weeks.

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 going through a long and unpleasant withdrawal down the road. My doctor is a hard man to get a hold of, so I'd rather try to get off the meds myself, but I'm not sure if a longer titration schedule would be more appropriate. My doctor has had me on. Is 45 days at 1 mg per day long enough to have become physically dependent? I would like to try a half dose for about a week, then stop compley from there, but I am worried about some of the more major side effects (like seizures).

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How fast can you safely get off Klonopin? - Benzodiazepines - Take

7/15/2014
01:22 | Author: Chloe Allen

Getting off klonopin
How fast can you safely get off Klonopin? - Benzodiazepines - Take

I know this can be a really hard drug to get off of, but for unforeseen circumstances I need to get off itand as fast as possible so that I can see.

Dx: Bipolar 1; GAD; Migraine w/ Aura; Migraine w/o Aura; Renal Tubular Acidosis (caused by Zonegran); Status Migrainosus Rx: Alprazolam; Botox; Buproprion; Dihydroergotomine via IV Infusion; Flexeril; Lamotrigine; Latuda; Lithium; Metoclopramide; Midrin; Migranal; Potassium Citrate; Prilosec; Promethazine; Riboflavin; Tizanidine; Verapamil; Vitamin D3 Currently Shelved: Abilify; Amerge; Anaprox; Atenolol; Buspar; Cafergot; Cymbalta; Depakote; Di-Hydro-ergotamine, injected; Gabapentin; Geodon; Imitrex Tablets; Klonopin; Maxalt; Namenda; Nortriptyline; Norvasc; Propranolol; Prozac; Risperidone; Relpax; Sansert; Sumatriptan injectables; Tegretol; Trazadone; Zoloft; Zolpidem; Zomig; Zonegran.

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Klonopin (Clonazepam) Drug Information Medication Guide and

5/14/2014
01:16 | Author: Chloe Allen

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Klonopin (Clonazepam) Drug Information Medication Guide and

KLONOPIN (KLON-oh-pin) (clonazepam) Tablets and Wafers. Read this Medication Guide before you start taking KLONOPIN and each time you get a refill.

See “What is the most important information I should know about KLONOPIN?”

3. KLONOPIN may harm your unborn or developing baby.

The most common side effects of KLONOPIN include:

Do not use KLONOPIN for a condition for which it was not prescribed. It may harm them. Do not give KLONOPIN to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide.

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What is KLONOPIN?.

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Tapering clonazepam in patients with panic disorder after at least 3

3/13/2014
03:30 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

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Tapering clonazepam in patients with panic disorder after at least 3

We aimed to develop a protocol for safely tapering off clonazepam in patients with PD who had been receiving treatment for at least 3 years. A specific scale for.

We aimed to develop a protocol for safely tapering off clonazepam in patients with PD who had been receiving treatment for at least 3 years. We selected 73 patients with PD who had been asymptomatic for at least 1 year and who wished to discontinue the medication. Clonazepam discontinuation symptoms were mostly mild and included mainly: anxiety, shaking/trembling/tremor, nausea/vomiting, insomnia/nightmares, excessive sweating, tachycardia/palpitations, headache, weakness, and muscle aches. A specific scale for judging withdrawal was also developed, the Composite Benzodiazepine Discontinuation Symptom Scale. High-potency benzodiazepines, such as clonazepam, are frequently used in the treatment of panic disorder (PD) because of their rapid onset of action and good tolerability. The mean dosage at the start of tapering was 2.7 +/- 1.2 mg/d. In total, 51 (68.9%) of the patients were free of the medication after the 4 months of tapering according to the protocol, and 19 (26.0%) of the patients needed another 3 months to be free of medication. However, there is concern about their potential to cause withdrawal symptoms. We recommend reducing the dosage of clonazepam after intermediate-term use by 0.25 mg/wk. The dosage of clonazepam was decreased by 0.5 mg per 2-week period until 1 mg per day was reached, followed by a decrease of 0.25 mg per week. The trial consisted of a 4-month period of tapering and an 8-month follow-up period. The improvement in PD and general well-being was maintained during both the taper and follow-up phases. Clonazepam can be successfully discontinued without any major withdrawal symptoms if the dose is reduced gradually.

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