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    Old 09-24-2003, 10:55 PM   #1
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    Question lexapro and coming off klonopin

    I am currently on 1.5 mg of Klonopin (.5mg 3 times daily) my doc has decided to slowly taper me off Klonopin and add Lexapro 10mg. I'm also on a low dose of Serzone. My question is anybody have any familiarity with Lexapro, and also anybody go through Klonopin withdrawal while going off the drug? I've been on it for 1 year.


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    Old 09-29-2003, 09:28 PM   #2
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    anybody have any info?????

    Old 09-30-2003, 04:09 PM   #3
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    I also tapered off Xanax, a drug very similar to Klonopin. It took me a long while, because even small cuts gave me headaches and problems with my sleeping pattern. I don't think you should quit both drugs at the same time. I first tapered off my antidepressant (Wellbutrin) and a few months later tapered off the Xanax.

    Old 09-30-2003, 11:30 PM   #4
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    thanks for responding, the lexapro is giving me unwanted side effects so I am going to discontinue(was only on it for 6 days), I will see how I do and what options I have at my next med review. Serzone and Klonopin have been the only drugs I can tolerate, and that help me in a very long quest to curb my symptoms.

    Old 10-01-2003, 12:22 AM   #5
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    I started the lexapro today. What side effects did you have, just curious. Thanks.

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