Skip to content
Includes Expert Content
Xanax vs klonopin
teriod posted:
Is there a difference in the two? I was on Xanax & my dr switched it to klonopin. He said they are t he same but klonopin lasts longer. Is the chemical makeup the same?
Patricia Farrell, PhD responded:
They are both in the benzodiazepine group and there is a difference in how long their action lasts. Your doc is correct.
WillT responded:
My doc told me that while they are both benzodiazipines, and both addicting, Xanax is the most addictive of the two.
Good luck!

Featuring Experts

Reid Wilson, PhD is an international expert in the treatment of anxiety disorders, with books translated into nine languages. He is author of Don...More

Helpful Tips

SSRIs, and anti-anxiety
I recommend Fluoxetine to help boost the seratonin in your brain, it keeps the panic away. IF you are panicky tho, nothing helps more than ... More
Was this Helpful?
1 of 1 found this helpful

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.