Dave Manning, Masters in Psychology .He is a recovering alcoholics who is passionate about helping others achieve sobriety. He is a therapist at ARC and is dedicated to his work. His therapy groups are popular with clients because he uses his education and personal experience to provide valuable information and support. This blog has been medically reviewed by Kiera Cordiano MS, LMHC.

Benzodiazepines: Uses, Types, Side Effects, and Risks

Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs that are used as tranquilizers to treat anxiety, insomnia, and seizure disorders. Benzodiazepines work by bringing balance to the chemicals in your brain called neurotransmitters. What Are the Uses of Benzodiazepines? Benzodiazepines are prescription medications that may be used to treat the following conditions: Anxiety disorders Sleep problems caused…

suboxone and klonopin

Concurrent Use Of Suboxone and Klonopin

Despite the danger, concurrent use of Suboxone and benzodiazepines is not uncommon. In a study published in addiction, around two-thirds of those who reported using buprenorphine also used benzos. This is worrisome since the two medicines are poorly reciprocal, putting a user at risk. According to the FDA, combining certain opioid drugs with benzos can…

Klonopin for Anxiety: Side Effects and Interactions

Klonopin a.k.a. Clonazepam is benzo that’s used to treat panic illness and seizure conditions. It’s also a next-level therapy for anxiety and is used to treat many other anxiety-related issues. It’s a benzo drug, which means it has euphoric effects. Klonopin is a benzodiazepine, and it comes in tablets and wafers (orally disintegrating). There are…

can you mix klonopin and xanax

Can You Mix Klonopin and Xanax? 

The answer is yes. You can mix these two medications. However, it is essential to be aware of the potential risks associated with doing so. Dangers of Mixing Klonopin and Xanax The threats of using drugs alone are significant, but mixing them is far greater. When substances are combined, the effects can be amplified by…

Withdrawal Symptoms of Suboxone

Withdrawal Symptoms of Suboxone

It can be challenging to cope with withdrawal symptoms after stopping suboxone because they can be intense and cause physical pain in addition to emotional distress. However, the good news is that there are many steps you can take to help ease your withdrawal symptoms both during treatment and when withdrawing from buprenorphine (the active…

Can you take Klonopin for life?

Can You Take Klonopin for Life?

This is a frequent inquiry we get and for a good reason. Klonopin (Clonazepam) is a lifelong medicine used to treat anxiety disorders such as panic disorder that frequently leads doctors to prescribe it “for life.” Nonetheless, there are a few things to consider when asking this question. Klonopin is a long-acting benzodiazepine with a…

Tapering Off Of Klonopin

When someone has been taking klonopin for a while, it is safest to do a gradual taper. There are many factors that can affect how quickly or slowly someone should get off of klonopin, so this process needs to be carefully monitored by medical professionals. Individuals who have no idea what they’re getting into when…

Tramadol Withdrawal Symptoms And Detox

Many people have prescribed tramadol for pain relief, but some find it difficult to stop taking the drug due to withdrawal symptoms. This blog post will discuss what you need to know about tramadol and how we can help you manage your addiction or withdrawal symptoms.  Medical professionals, patients, and rehab personnel often prescribe and…

Withdrawal Symptoms of Klonopin

Klonopin is a prescription benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety, panic attacks and seizures. It has a risk of dependency when taken long-term or in larger doses than prescribed. When someone stops taking Klonopin after being on it for an extended period, they may experience withdrawal symptoms such as: nausea, anxiety, insomnia and headaches. Talk with…