Clonazepam vs xanax

This is just a general inquiry about these two drugs and my experiences with them.

As far as my mental health goes my psychiatrist diagnosis is that I suffer from panic disorder and many other forms of anxiety disorders. His initial idea was to put me on Prozac, which made me feel edgy as well as my mind would race throughout the day.

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 Then he moved me to Clonazepam 0.5mg and as time progressed has upped the dose to what I believe is the highest which is a small white circular pill labeled Teva 834. It worked like a charm for the past few months; right before going to bed I take it. During the day I try as hard as possible to avoid taking any medication.

Clonazepam vs xanax

Clonazepam vs xanax

Clonazepam vs xanax can anybody tell me how much cloneazepam I would have to take to equal a moderate dose of zanax? I feel I need for the fast action of zanax but my doctor would not rx it for me,instead I got cloneazepam at the hospital. So although I know cloneazepam will not hold up to zanax as far as quick effectiveness, how much cloney will simulate zanax? I am prescribed .5mg of cloneazepam when needed, my shrink said I could occasionally take more if I felt the need for it. I’ve seen those equilivancy charts but still cant figure it out. 

Cloneazepam = Zanax ?

Clonazepam vs xanax

I have tried adding my gravol(anti-nausient in Canada) as well as benadryl along with a .5mg dose of cloneazepam. I want to replicate the exact feeling I would expeirence from zanax. As a last resort I could try a walk in clinic, tell them anxiety attack and ask for zanax, but somehow I doubt that would work with my current cocktail.

Now I’m at a crossroad where 2mg seems to have very little effect and now I’m taking a 2mg pill in combination with a 1mg pill which ups the dose yet again to 3mg. I’ve told my psychiatrist about upping the dosage to 3mg which he then prescribed me 2mg of Xanax which I was told by him is a stronger benzodiazepine then Clonazepam. Every evening before bed I take 1 2mg pill of Xanax and I’m snoring like a baby… Yet again I try my best not to take any medication during the daytime hours or when I’m working or running errands. klonopin is actually stronger than xanax. 

I usually do 4 1mg xanax then chew and disolve 8-10mg of klonapin under my tongue by the time the Xanax starts to wear down the kpin is in effect for like 4-6 hours but I have built up a tolerance this I’d only when things are really bad…I have 1mg or more if needed and 4mg kpin a day prescribed  I’ve taken that much of clonazepam in the past.

But it’s not recommended to take that much for anxiety. I doubt it has any increased efficacy at such a high dose. I’m allowed 6mg/day but I usually take 4mg. I can survive on 2mg/day if I need to.

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