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Re: Xanax vs. Klonopin Greg

Posted by Snowie on June 7, 2001, at 20:49:02

In reply to Xanax vs. Klonopin, posted by Greg on June 6, 2001, at 17:39:42


I think everybody is different. I've tried both Xanax and Klonopin. The first time I tried Klonopin it worked almost too well, and it definitely gave my libido a boost. I went back to Xanax when I started having what I thought was depression. I had been taking 3 mg. of Xanax, and switched to 2 mg. of Klonopin, which worked fine. A few years later I decided to try Klonopin again and 2 mg. didn't do anything for me, and I had to take it just as often as I did Xanax. I also had breakthrough anxiety. I don't know if it was the generic or what, but I tried it again just recently and had a similar experience. Who would have thought Klonopin would poop out the second and third time around?


> I'm thinking about asking my psych to switch me from Xanax to Klonopin at my next visit. I like the idea of a longer acting anxiety med and have been told it can be easier to quit it due to it's longer half-life. I have a couple of questions:
> Can I expext the same effect from the same dose? I take .5mgs of the Xanax now, usually no more than once a day.
> Can I expect some withdrawals from stopping the Xanax, or will the Klonopin keep that from happening?
> Any input would be appreciated.
> Tx,
> Greg




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