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post #5 of (permalink) Old 04-01-2016, 01:21 AM
rockyraccoon
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I started on 1 mg of clonazepam and after a few weeks my doctor upped the dose to 2 mg. I have been taking clonazepam every night for the past 6 years. Initially clonazepam made me happy and comfortable and reduced my anxiety makedly. But after a while it didn't do much for anxiety. However, I always take it at night because to me the drug is sedating. During the past 6 years of being on the drug I still have not been prescribed, nor have I wanted, to go over 2 mg. It still works great for sleep. I don't beleive I am addicted because I have severe insomnia thus neccessitating daily doses.

And wet she rose from the lake, and fast and fleet went she
One half the form of a maiden fair with a jet black mare's body

And loud, long and shrill he blew til his steed was by his side
High overhead the grey hawk flew and swiftly did he ride
Saying "Course well, my brindled hound, and fetch me the jet black mare
Stoop and strike, my good grey hawk, and bring me the maiden fair"
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