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Re: New here and sharing a bit » lamajama

Posted by cubbybear on November 18, 2003, at 1:21:48

In reply to Re: New here and sharing a bit maximum, posted by lamajama on November 17, 2003, at 23:13:45

> Knowing what I know now about Klonopin I would have never gone on the drug. I can't get off of it. I wouldn't recommend anyone taking it. I take 2 mg. Every time I try to decrease, my body really feels the slightest bit of the change in dosage. I am very sensetive to drugs, so I am sure other people will react differently. Good luck.

Now, hang in there, let's make sure we're talking on the same wavelength. What you say is the "slightest bit" might actually be a significant amount. I remember, as an Eastern transplant to L.A., I used to get a rise out of hearing a co-worker say that it had cooled off outside when the temperature went down to a high of 88 from a high of 90 the day before.
What is the "slightest amount" for you? Are you using a pill cutter with .5 mg tabs and splitting them into quarters, so you get .125 mg. pieces? Or are you simply breaking the 2 mg. piece in half to get a 1 mg. piece. If it's the latter, you're going to get a nasty reaction. But if you are taking the .5 mg tabs, try cutting the way I mentioned and see what happens. If you're still experiencing painful withdrawal this way, a good pdoc should be able to make a recommendation. I've read on this board that there might be a liquid form of Klonopin that would enable you to make infinitesimal reductions. Try checking this out. I hope all works out better for you.


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