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Fatigue and weakness after intake of klonopin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Medicines and Side Effects
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Answered : 40 Questions

User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   ok so i have a question...
User :   i just started taking .5mg of klonopin last night, and today i felt "down" and tired
User :   what should i do
User :   it WAS the first day
User :   but i had no energy
Doctor :  
User :   is it too much?
User :   to little?
Doctor :  
was this medication prescribed to you?
User :   yes
User :   and it says take .5mg at bedtime
Doctor :   ok
User :   i like the feeling..
User :   but i need SOME energy the next day
Doctor :  
for what reason was this prescribed?
User :   anxiety
User :   / not beign able to fall asleep
User :   which kinda went hand in hand
Doctor :  
User :   ....
User :   my 5 min is almost up! lol
Doctor :  
you will a readjustment of dose
Doctor :  
as you are having the side effects of it
Doctor :  
if still the problem continues
User :   so should i take .35 at bedtime instead?
Doctor :  
then you will need to change the medication
User :   i only wigh like 130 pounds
Doctor :  
report back to the doctor who prescribed it
Doctor :   you will need 0.25 mg
Doctor :  
or a change of medication
Doctor :  
are you there?
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