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How can I safely withdraw from 1.5mg per day of clonanzepam.

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How can I safely withdraw from 1.5mg per day of clonanzepam. Have been taking for 7 months.

Doctor's Assistant: How is your mood? Are you experiencing regular sleep disturbances (e.g. trouble falling asleep, waking up early)?

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Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Psychologist should know?

Took Xanax for many years for panic attacks. No longer take Xanax and have no panic attacks.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Is there anything in particular that seems to make the symptoms better or worse?

On waking up in the morning I feel very nervous, but when I get up it eases, but during the day I feel very tired.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Mental Health
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Mental Health Professional: Dr. Kaushik, Psychiatrist replied 8 months ago
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Greetings.
Welcome to the site.
How are you taking 1.5 mg clonazepam , is it being taken in 3 divided doses of 0.5 mg each in morning , afternoon and night ?
Is there any other drug that you are taking along with clonazepam ?
Why would you want to come off when it is helping you to remain free from. Panic ?
Regards
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