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Worried About Klonopin

Thu, Aug 31st 2000

I have been physically addicted to several benzos in the past & went through hell withdrawing from them. The last time (4th), the addiction Dr.'s said never to take benzos again because I would become addicted very early in the therapeutic course. My psychiatrist (new since withdrawals) thinks I should try Klonopin (severe, long-term sleep problems). He knows the above history but insists that Klonopin is different than other benzos in dependency. I can't find much info about this.

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