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Klonopin drug causing the withdrawl - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello. I have anxiety and a prescription for Klonopin. I accidentally waited too long to refill my prescription this month and need too see my psychiatrist for a new one. The problem is that I took my last pill this weekend and I can't get in to see him until a week from today. I'm already beginning to feel the effects of withdrawal, I only slept 2 hours last night. What are my options? Should I go to a general doctor to see if he can fill a temporary prescription until I can see my psychiatrist?
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   Hello
Doctor :   yes, you have to continue on them , the better option is getting it refill by your general doctor
User :   okay, just wondering whether or not a general doctor would be able to refill on short notice
User :   and if it was appropriate or not
Doctor :   yes, can do that
User :   okay thank you
Doctor :   he has to be presented with the old one and the reason for the same
Doctor :   he will do it
User : I should bring in my old prescription bottle?
Doctor :   yes,
User :   okay thank you
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
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