How Long Does Klonopin Stay In Your Blood?

Medically Reviewed by Johnelle Smith, M.D. on June 21, 2021

Klonopin (clonazepam) is a long-acting benzodiazepine drug that can be detected in the blood for three days or more after your last dose. Getting off Klonopin may require tapering your dose with the help of a doctor or drug detox program.

How Long Can Klonopin Be Detected In Your Blood?

Klonopin (clonazepam) is a benzodiazepine drug that can stay in the blood for three or more days after your last dose.

Klonopin will not show up for the blood for very long after your last dose. For this reason, blood tests are not the most common drug testing method used to detect Klonopin use.

Detecting Klonopin In The Blood

On average, Klonopin can remain detectable in the blood for an average of 3 days after the last dose.

Factors That Can Affect How Long Klonopin Stays In Blood

The actual timeline for how long Klonopin will stay in a person’s blood can depend on several personal and biological factors.

Factors that can affect the detection time of Klonopin in blood include:

  • drug dosage
  • frequency of use
  • duration of use
  • method of use (e.g. swallowing or snorting Klonopin)
  • metabolic rate
  • body fat percentage
  • use of multiple drugs

How To Get Klonopin Out Of Your System

The only way to test negative for Klonopin is to allow it to leave the system naturally. If you’ve been taking Klonopin for more than a few weeks, do not try to stop taking it all at once.

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People can become physically dependent on Klonopin through regular, chronic use. This can trigger potentially dangerous withdrawal symptoms if you try to stop taking it all at once.

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Worrying about testing positive for Klonopin is a common sign of drug abuse.

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