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Re: klonopin vs xanax proud mary

Posted by comftnumb on January 16, 2003, at 2:07:51

In reply to Re: klonopin vs clonazepam Bob, posted by proud mary on January 15, 2003, at 15:56:14

I'm not sure exactly why doctors would prefer klonopin to xanax but here is a possible reason:

Xanax has a much shorter average half-life (12hrs) than Klonopin (34hours). Xanax is considered a short-acting benzo while Klonopin is considered long-acting. Short-acting benzos are associated with more rebound anxiety and withdrawal reaction, therefore harder to get off of.

For a list of benzos, see

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