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Old 10-06-2011, 11:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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i took clonazepam around 5+ hours ago and i will be drinking in about 1-2 hours. so the question is, is it safe to have a few drinks to the point where you are 'buzzed' not drunk just relaxed and happy, around 6-8 hours after first taking clonazepam?

or should i just try one drink and see how i feel? to play it safe.
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last time i did that i assaulted police officers and had to go to jail for it
Totally out of character and do not remember a thing about it
Drank about 6 hours after taking the clonazepam
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FUUUUUUUUUUU, what substitute can i use instead of alcoholthen?

or maybe i should have one drink but VERY slowly. then see how i feel


i only wanna have 1-3 drinks im guessing the benzo will potentiate the alcohol by heaps
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Is this for a social event ? Cant you just take more clonazepam ?
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mixing alcohol with benzos is just plain ****ing stupid
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mixing alcohol with benzos is just plain ****ing stupid
well it worked out well for me, even though it was all 'safe' i won't be doing it for a long time

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How much kpin did you take? Amount of alcohol?
throughout the whole day i would say 1.5mg-2mg im not sure
it was my first time in 2 months trying clonazepam again and i tried sublingual but failed it so im guessing not all of it was 'absorbed'

alcohol? i would say 6-8 drinks.
i had one little shot to see how i would feel at first and it was insane how much anxiety descreased and i did not even feel intoxicated in the slightest. hmmmmmmm. this is an interesting find now that i think of it.

i didnt black out or anything like that, however i did find it easier to get drunk
thats about it. oh yeah i took clon 7 hours BEFORE the first drink.

i always play it safe with these types of things and i waited a long time after the first drink, all went well.

now that im home, safe its been a positive night anxiety wise, im starting to give less of a **** about other people (Reason for most of my anxiety)

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Is this for a social event ? Cant you just take more clonazepam ?
i took it earlier at college, taking it again would make me a very tired, boring person

and yeah it was as social event
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i drank on all dose,s of benzo,s, it depend,s on the night actually. If the benzo is affecting you when you are out , you will get drunk quicker. It gives you a dont give a f*** feeling so be carefull i had load,s of fights. But on the plus side is ,you dont feel the pain when someone knocks you spark out.
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Strange. For me it's harder to feel the effect of alcohol on benzo's. After 10 beers..it feels like.. I've had 10 beers.
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Well clonazepam has around a 46 hr half life depending on your metabolism. Yeah it will still be a factor in your drinking 6-8 hrs from dosing. Just remember 1 klon= 2 beers. So take it easy. The issue is that the GABAa receptors become flooded by two medications. Therefore there is even more Gaba active in the synapse. GABA effects the prefrontal cortex= attention, concentration, impulses, and compulsion to name few. It also effects the amygadala=sensory and cognitive function. It also plays an important role in the fear response=why so many SAD people drink. for it basically turns off that response ie with GABAa influence among other neurotransmitters. The panic and fear responses controlled in the amygadala are basically turned off.
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It's still very much active after 5 hours. It's not like you're going to slip into a coma from having a single beer on Klonopin, but you have to play it really safe. Stick to beer, and wait at least 30 minutes after finishing one before starting another so it's had time to peak. Don't glug vodka straight from the bottle, has a habit of getting you into trouble.
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4mg of clonazepam plus 10mg of valium plus 2 glasses of wine = KO'd
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4mg of clonazepam plus 10mg of valium plus 2 glasses of wine = KO'd
4mg of clonazepam + half a bottle of vodka = a night in the recovery position barely breathing. I win?
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4mg of clonazepam + half a bottle of vodka = a night in the recovery position barely breathing. I win?
Let's just call it a draw. Plus my glass can hold one litre =p
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Even if I take kpin in the morning and drink at night (12 hours later) it still goes straight to my head and makes me really dizzy. Mixing the two has also made my anxiety worse which is strange considering the two are both sedatives.

If I nurse a beer or two really slowly over a few hour period I usually don't feel the alcohol too much (assuming I've also had something to eat as well).

I have no clue how people are able to pound alcohol with benzos. I think it would probably kill me- no joke.
Can we say major blackout. Where your friends are ,"Dude do you remember what you did". And you're like,"Don't tell me as long as my car is in the driveway and nobody got hurt".
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I've only done this accidentally before. Let's just say, never again.
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If you don't know, then you shouldn't do it (away from home).

1 mg kpin and one glass of wine = drunk/nauseous for me. However, I took 0.50 kpin and drank one glass of wine at a wedding a few weeks ago and was just buzzing. Had that feeling of: I better not have another glass and didn't.
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If you don't know, then you shouldn't do it (away from home).

1 mg kpin and one glass of wine = drunk/nauseous for me. However, I took 0.50 kpin and drank one glass of wine at a wedding a few weeks ago and was just buzzing. Had that feeling of: I better not have another glass and didn't.
I'm glad you mentioned this, actually. I took 4mg of klonopin for my friend's wedding last year. I was a first-time bridesmaid, and the first one down the aisle. Eek!

I took my meds much earlier in the day, say, before 12, and had two glasses of wine later that night. I guess you just have to leave enough time in between. And of course it always depends on the person.
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4mg of clonazepam + half a bottle of vodka = a night in the recovery position barely breathing. I win?
Did you have to go to the hospital?
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