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Re: Clonazepam vs Alprazolam jono_in_adelaide

Posted by SLS on September 27, 2011, at 7:04:10

In reply to Clonazepam vs Alprazolam, posted by jono_in_adelaide on September 27, 2011, at 5:58:24

> I am thinking of asking about a switch from alprazolam 1mg 3 x daily to clonazepam 1mg 2 or 3 x daily.
>
> Axanx works to releive my anxiety/panic, but I thik the short halflife leads to rebound symptoms if i dont take 3 a day every day...... thinking that the longer acting clonazepam might help me get more control over my use of the stuff.
>
> The difficult part is that clonazepam is only licensed for epilepsy in Australia, and not for anxiety or panic disorder.... some docs happily prescribe it off label, others dont..... guess we'll see what catagory mine falls into

Just be aware that clonazepam can be depressogenic. What about using an extended-release alprazolam? It might have some mild antidepressant effects along with its anxiolytic properties.


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