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Currently taking clonazepam (.5 mg, twice dailly) and mitazapine

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Currently taking clonazepam (.5 mg, twice dailly) and mitazapine (30 mg, once daily).
Can I take Chantix safely with these drugs? The psychiatrist recommends this, beginning with half dosage of Chantix.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
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That is a good question.
Chantix has several psychological side effects --can affect your sleep, can cause abnormal dreams, can cause anxiety, depression as well.
However, there is no direct interaction between chantix and clonazepam or mirtazapine.
So half dose under supervision of your psychiatrist may be tried.
You may be successful with this dose without side effects.
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