Side effects associated with Klonopin include sedation, dizziness, and. Although I never increased over 1 mg per day, weaning off has been.
Taking Clonazepam for three months but only on a need to take basis.
Klonopin is an anti-anxiety agent, similar in many respects to Valium. It belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines. Once called minor tranquilizers or sedatives, many such drugs are prescribed to calm jittery nerves and relieve excessive tension. Klonopin is prescribed primarily to control certain types of seizures. It is a relatively long-acting drug.
Hi Gary, I was up to 3mg daily for almost 16 yrs and the way I did it was with the Ashton Manual [I believe there’s a link posted above or just google it] I basically reduced my dose by 1/10 every week or two depending if i felt ready to drop again.
DESCRIPTION. Clonazepam tablets USP, for oral administration, contain 0.5 mg, 1 mg or 2 mg clonazepam. In addition, each tablet also contains the following.
Because of experience with other members of the benzodiazepine class, clonazepam is assumed to be capable of causing an increased risk of congenital abnormalities when administered to a pregnant woman during the first trimester. Because use of these drugs is rarely a matter of urgency in the treatment of panic disorder, their use during the first trimester should almost always be avoided.
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Clonazepam is used to treat seizure disorders or panic disorder.
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Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor, such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, or if you feel agitated, irritable, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
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You should not use this medication if you have severe liver disease, of if you are allergic to clonazepam or to other benzodiazepines, such as alprazolam (Xanax), chlordiazepoxide (Librium), clorazepate (Tranxene), diazepam (Valium), lorazepam (Ativan), or oxazepam (Serax).
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Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
What are the possible side effects of clonazepam (Klonopin)?
Clonazepam may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
You may have thoughts about suicide while taking this medication.
Although clonazepam is approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Clonazepam comes in 0.5 mg-, 1 mg-, and 2 mg tablets.
Clonazepam may increase the sedative effects of other drugs that depress the central nervous system such as certain pain strong medicines (opiates such as codeine, oxycodone, hydromorphone) and antihistamines (found in many cold and allergy medications). The sedative effect is also increased if clonazepam is taken with alcohol.
For panic disorder, the initial recommended dose is 0.25 mg twice daily. This dose can be increased every three days in increments of 0.125–0.25 mg twice daily.
I wouldn't go higher than 1mg for your first time using clonazepamand yes it will probably make you quite sleepy. loulou is right, benzos are.
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