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Old 09-17-2010, 09:01 PM   #1
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Klonipin vs Xanax

Could someone please explain the difference in these two medications. I'm currently on xanax 4 milligrams per day...has been this way for 26 yrs now. My Dr just recently said she wanted to switch me over to Klonipin, I don't know much about this drug other then it being a benzodizapam > Would I notice the change if I started taking the klonipin? Has anyone else change medications like this? I'm worried about withdrawals from the xanax ........

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Re: Klonipin vs Xanax

They are both benzodiazepine tranquilizers (as are Ativan, Valium, Librium and a heap of others)

Xanax and Klonopin are roughly equivalent mg for mg - img of Xanax is roughly equal to 1mg of Klonopin.

You shouldnt notice any major difference between them after the forst day or two

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