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... There might be some science behind feeling depressed when taking Klonopin. Klonopin is the only benzo that is known to decrease the release of serotonin...which might explain why you feel more depressed. It's the only benzo that is known to do this. If you're feeling depressed on Klonopin, it might be worth it to check out Xanax or Ativan, which aren't known to... (14 replies)
... I would be really interested in reading it. That is so weird, and why it might explain why I am feeling a bit depressed after taking it. I need all the Serotonin I can I wonder why Psychiatrist give Klonopin to people who are depressed then..confusing! Maybe I will see about the Xanax. ... (14 replies)
... Ativan is another "benzo". It can be used for sleep, as can Xanax and Klonopin and Valium. ... (14 replies)

... I have been taking klonopin for about a month, I have to stop taking it because it's lowering my serotonin to much. I am afraid of withdrawal symptoms. I'm going to my doctor today to discuss this, I have asked him if I could be switched to gabapentin. ... (0 replies)
... Hey there! Klonopin "should" work pretty shortly after you take it. You are right though about the depressing side-effect of Klonopin. It is the only benzo that has actually been shown to decrease the release of serotonin, so it very well could be causing some depression issues (or could cause cause more depression than the others). Ativan is very similar to Xanax,... (5 replies)
... depends on the type of anxiety you have. if you are more of a panic sufferer, valium wouldn't be a good choice. its better for generalized anxiety, not really as helpful for panic attacks. xanax is a good choice for anxiety sufferers and panic attacks. ativan is similar to xanax, just weaker... .5mg of xanax=1mg of ativan. klonopin is better for racing thoughts...... (6 replies)
... St. John's Wort to help keep depression at bay. The MOST important thing you or anyone can do is WALK. It causes your body to make serotonin that will fight off the or prevent the anxiety from happening in the first place. And, NO headphones. ... (2 replies)
Meds question
Jan 24, 2013
... and work to make it more available. It is believed that low levels of serotonin are part of what contributes to many anxiety disorders and these drugs, by increasing the availability help reduce or eliminate symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... up by special receptors in the adjacent neuron. Thus a message is sent from one neuron to another, with serotonin carrying the message across the gap. excess serotonin is cleared away before a new message is sent. A "reuptake channel" in one neuron vacuums up the left over serotonin. ... (31 replies)
... I'm not a professional, but I've read alot and can pass on some info here. Serotonin is excitatory rather than inhibitory. I think the fact that people calm down after the intial few weeks is because the brain adapts or builds some defense/tolerance to the overstimulation effects and/or because people continue to take the inhibitory meds with SSri's, such as your Klonopin... (5 replies)
... You should notice something within a few weeks, but it usually takes 6 to 8 weeks to feel the full benefits. You could try reducing the dosage of your Klonopin down to twice a day, as that may somewhat reduce the sedative effect that you are feeling. ... (9 replies)
... SSRI stands for "selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor." Serotonin is a chemical that affects your mood. If you don't have enough serotonin in your brain, you can feel depressed or anxious. SSRIs allowed more serotonin to be available so that your mood isn't affected so much. ... (2 replies)
... did but i feel a lot more "clear" now that im off of klonopin. The other main risk i think of with these medications are physical addiction. Ive been cut off of klonopin a couple times and went through some serious withdrawals. ... (4 replies)
Xanax xr
Feb 26, 2005
... d's at you to help increase your Serotonin level. They give'em to you like candy! I won't ever take another one, too many side effects, and no one told me how hard the wd would be coming off Effexor. ... (30 replies)
... I don't mind the Klonopin, I just want to be able to have the mg's increased so that I can take one in the a.m. and one in the p.m. Klonopin works for Fibro differently than Xanax does according to research. ... (6 replies)
... erate interaction but could be sevre but if your doctor or psychiatrist says it's ok then do it and if you don't feel right let them know and look up symptoms of serotonin syndrome it won't always be very sevre but hallucinations muscle stiffiness are signs and should be acknowledged by your doctor. ... (2 replies)
... zoloft, etc.. actually help to balance the level of seratonin that your nerve cells absorb in the brain. If your nerve cells are not having a level balance of serotonin absorbed that can give you the "edgy" feeling. ... (11 replies)
... Yes, a psycologist as well as a psyciatrist. I've actually been to the behavioral health department at my clinic, and honestly, I didn't really care for my therapsit. It seemed as though we talked just as much about her as we did about me. And my psyciatrist was okay, but the two kinda go hand in hand. I have FM and have had anti-d's thrown at me to help ease the pain and... (6 replies)
... one minute, the next the ambulance is on it's way and you don't even think you're gonna make it for them to arrive. So, diagnosed with anxiety at the ER, given a Klonopin and sent on my way... ... (0 replies)
... Everyone reacts to medications differently and one person can do horribly on one anti-depressant but do great on another. I would suggest you contact your doctor immediately and tell him that you can not tolerate taking the Zoloft and what you are experiencing. It sounds like the wrong anti-depressant for you. I take Lexapro (anti-depressant), Buspar(anti-anxiety), and... (8 replies)

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