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Question about Benzos

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Are benzos like SSRI's in that some work for some people and they have different effects on different people?

What are the differences between the different benzos like Ativan, Xanax, etc... Why do some people prefer Ativan while others prefer Xanax?

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I have tried 3 ssris'(with no benefit and bad side effects). The 2 most powerful benzos are Xanax and Klonopin, which help me greatly. Klonopin has a half life of around 33hrs for most people. And xanaxs' half life is around 11hrs. I feel that for me the benzos are nothing like ssris!!! Watch out, they(benzos) can add to your depression, I have heard. So maybe adding an anti-d that works for you would be of benefit....if you can find one. The only one that works for me Emsam(maoi patch). Good Luck!!!
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