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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-15-2012, 01:48 AM Thread Starter
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Klonopin - how often to take?

Ok, so I know I'm supposed to take it twice a day, but does it mean a tab every 12 hours? Switching from Xanax, I feel like I'm waiting forever for the next dose. I start getting nervous and twitchy after 8 hours or so. Can I take it a little sooner as long as I keep it at bid? If so, how sooner?

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I went from Xanax 2mg tid to Klonopin 1mg bid in 2 weeks. That's a huge milestone. I won't decrease dosage further anytime soon, if ever.

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I take 1mg twice a day of klonopin even when i dont have a panic attack so its always in my body....i dont get panic attacks anymore.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-15-2012, 06:20 PM Thread Starter
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At what times do you take it?

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I'm sorry to double post, but I need to know. Can this be taken at, say, 8-hour intervals, as long as it's kept at 2 doses per day?

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I'm sorry to double post, but I need to know. Can this be taken at, say, 8-hour intervals, as long as it's kept at 2 doses per day?
Yes, it can be taken that way. It's best to take it on an as needed basis. For klonopin, taking it an hour before a party, speech or other anxiety inducing situation etc. should work nicely. You don't have to take it 2 times every day.
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