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Ambien vs. Klonopin for Anxiety

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Ambien

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Other Names: Zolpidem   Ambien CR   Stilnoct   Stillnox   Edluar

Klonopin

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/ 270,737 posts
Other Names: Clonazepam   Rivotril   Clorazepam   Klonopin Wafer
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Zolpidem (Ambien, Stilnox) is a prescription drug used for the short-term treatment of insomnia, as well as some brain disorders. It is a short-acting nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic of the imidazopyridine class that potentiates Gamma-Aminobutyri... Read more on Wikipedia
Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine drug having anticonvulsant, muscle relaxant, and anxiolytic properties. It is marketed by Hoffmann-La Roche under the trade name Klonopin in the United States and Rivotril in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Europe... Read more on Wikipedia
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By sam
April 19, 2014
sam wrote
ambien and sore mouth
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By Working Man
April 17, 2014
Working Man wrote
For Opiate Withdrawal: loperamide -or- Klonopin/other benzos.
Should have shortened my first comment. Anyways, I started out with 74mg the first day (40, 20, 14) and tapered down to 8 today. I also used cimetidine (Tagamet).
loperuser  |  April 22, 2014
Loperamide has taken away most if not all of my withdrawal symptoms. A week ago I was on about 140 mg of vicodin a day.Today should be the last day I'm on loperamide. This is the second time I've used this med and I have to say it's been a "miracle drug" for me. The worst thing for me during withdrawals are restless legs. It almost gets to the point where I would consider cutting off my lower legs just to get rid of the rls. However, with loper there was absolutely no restless legs. There a
loperuser  |  April 22, 2014
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By Soundhaven
March 19, 2014
Soundhaven wrote
Generic of Klopipin, Wellbutrin, and Viibryd
May I suggest you find a doctor who will help wean you off chemicals using natural amino acid and high levels of nutritional therapy?
andrea  |  April 6, 2014
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By Additive as all heck!
January 29, 2014
Additive as all heck! wrote
clanazapam
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By PJ
January 16, 2014
PJ wrote
Extreme (Dangerous) Sleepiness
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By Lisa
November 21, 2013
Lisa wrote
Vomiting
Lisa, this sounds like more than a depression for the realm of family and friends, though a listening ear from someone close is still invaluable. I have some questions to ask you before I give the rest of my comments. Respond here that you got this and we can continue this privately.
K  |  April 20, 2014
Lisa, if you are feeling depressed you should reach out to family or friends. Do you have anyone you can talk to?
March 14, 2014
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By Ay_yo_D
November 20, 2013
Ay_yo_D wrote
Sleep
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By sm
October 13, 2013
sm wrote
About Klonipin AND The Generic!
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By Tommy
October 3, 2013
Tommy wrote
ambiem
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By When1Was
August 25, 2013
When1Was wrote
Bad Sleep Aid, Great Creativity Aid
It is nice to know it help you to do good things. All I do is vomit or get knocked out.
Lisa  |  November 21, 2013
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What patients are saying about Ambien vs. Klonopin

8,722 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
to change from Klonopin to Ambien? Clonazepam does much...
...do you want to change from Klonopin to Ambien? Clonazepam does much more then just puts you to sleep for example takes away anxiety and so on... PS....
from ambien.I have been taking the ambien for years at 12mg...
...the dosing of the klonipin cross over from ambien.I have been taking the ambien for years at 12mg dose....what dose of the klonipin should I start at. I can't cut the ambien in half. I eventually...
day that klonopin started to work. I dont understand how...
...still need help aiders. I was on klonopin for sleeping at first but I did not work . Then I changed to Ambien and worked only for a ...found that day that klonopin started to work. I dont unders...
Ambien and healed from the Klonopin, my sleep returned....
...was the same way with Ambien, the more I took, the ...the more I took.  When I finally stopped the Ambien and healed from the Klonopin, my sleep returned. Try to keep the end goal...
on klonopin and replaced it from Ambien... Know I remember...
...and replaced it from Ambien... Know I remember why I couldn't take Klonopin for sleep. I have to take 2 .05 pills to get to sleep, I snore as loud as a freight train, have really...
the clock goes off tomorrow...taking ambien at 11pm when ya...
...he wants me off ambien..at least with the ambien, ...up on time... Now I am going to have to take the ambien on top of the klonopin and hope I am ...clock goes off tomorrow...taking ambien at...
the Klonopin and switch over to the Ambien) I will taper...
...From all I have read (and my little experience trying to drop the Klonopin and switch over to the Ambien) I will taper the Klonopin as much as possible and I will talk with the PM doctor about...
sleep. I switched from ambien to klonipin now take 1mg at...
...can sleep. I switched from ambien to klonipin now take 1mg at ...then asked for the klonipin to get me to sleep. good luck the klonipin did away with my...
your klonopin dose. With regards to your ambien, it has...
Hi Grace You will need 22-23mg of the valium for your klonopin dose. With regards to your ambien, it has the same withdrawal effects as all benzo's, you can get tolerant after 2 weeks but...
taking Ambien after my cold turkey from Klonopin.  When I...
...me, but I messed up my recovery by taking Ambien after my cold turkey from Klonopin.  When I finally quit the Ambien, 14 months after my cold turkey, I felt so...
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