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Ativan

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Other Names: Lorazepam

Klonopin

Rx
/ 243,824 posts
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 171,338 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 243,824 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Lorazepam (initially marketed under the brand names Ativan and Temesta) is a high-potency short-to-intermediate-acting 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine drug that has all five intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: anxiolytic, anterograde amnesia, sedative... 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 offthehook1
October 10, 2014
offthehook1 wrote
brand name klonopin
Same boat... No answers.. It is October. And no word.
Durk  |  October 13, 2014
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By Polynieces
August 6, 2014
Polynieces wrote
RNGB and Efficacy of Medications
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By Renee
May 30, 2014
Renee wrote
IBS ativan
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By Phoenix
May 22, 2014
Phoenix wrote
sam-e side effects
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By Working Man
April 17, 2014
Working Man wrote
For Opiate Withdrawal: loperamide -or- Klonopin/other benzos.
I too take Vicodine for fractured vertabrae in neck. Down to 60 mg a day. Take Klonopin to sleep I think the more Klonopin the worse I feel in am, usually 2 to 4mg. I wish I could stop it all! ??
Wiped n AM  |  October 15, 2014
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 sm
October 13, 2013
sm wrote
About Klonipin AND The Generic!
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By Cindy L Moore
August 29, 2013
Cindy L Moore wrote
Ativan
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By Persistence
August 14, 2013
Persistence wrote
Xanax, Ativan, Valium, Klonopin, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Major Depression
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Nice job, thanks
September 3, 2014
really helps.
mary911  |  March 31, 2014
This is a really encouraging post. Thanks for writing it!
Tinkerbell  |  January 5, 2014
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What patients are saying about Ativan vs. Klonopin

18,204 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I switched from Klonopin to Ativan and I thought my anxiety...
...switched from Klonopin to Ativan and I thought my anxiety symptoms were much reduced.  In the long run it did not work out, because even...
but seems that in doing so, is causing me depersonalization...
...klonopin gives me the wet blanket feeling, and i believe is a part of my depression. I was going to just swap them out, but seems that in doing so, is causing me dep...
though. Good luck. I love my klonopin, I think it's a good...
I switched from Klonopin to Ativan and back to Klonopin without any problems. I think the last poster that said it ...Good luck. I love my klonopin, I think it's a good...
I felt too stoned to care. I also had really bad nightmares...
...But klonopin never really helped me. It got rid of panic attacks, mostly because I felt too stoned to care. I also had really bad nightmares if I took it before I went to bed. The ativan works a...
the klonopin wasn't really helping me, but I've since...
Having taken both, I definitely prefer the klonopin.  My pdoc switched me to Ativan because I mentioned the klonopin wasn't really helping me, but I've since figured out that the dose of 0.5 was too...
but has to build up in your system over a couple of weeks....
...Benzos like Xanax , Ativan, Klonopin etc it does not provide immediately relief but has to build up in your system over a couple of weeks. It is not an antidepressant and doesn't have the unpleasan...
Klonopin was no longer really helping me fall asleep, but...
... Initially I took Ativan for anxiety but found that it really helped me ...to Klonopin and took 2mg for sleep. That worked for ...that Klonopin was no longer really helping me fall asleep, bu...
one of the side effects of Klonopin is nervousness, and...
...of the side effects of Klonopin is ...Switching to Ativan was a good thing for me at the ...and did not have a problem getting off of it during pregnancy. Now I've been back on Ativan for ove...
before prescribing klonipin, she had prescribed ativan. it...
...there and prescribed klonipin. it only makes ...not fall asleep. before prescribing klonipin, she had prescribed ativan. it helped me fall asleep ...to klonipin. should i switch back to ativa...
the mistake of taking the klonopin in the morning and it...
...klonopin since Ativan wasn't working for me anymore. But then I made the mistake of taking the klonopin in the ...either. So I went back to taking Ativan and it was kinda working again, but...
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