Clonazepam (Klonopin) is an oral prescription medication for treating seizures, phobia, anxiety disorder, and movement disorders akathisia. It is a tranquilizer of the benzodiazepine class, and the drug’s effect begins within half an hour. The active duration of the drug is six to twelve hours. It is a schedule IV controlled class drug due to drug abuse and misuse risk. It is excreted through the kidneys Buy Clonazepam Online and is advisable for short-term use.
What are some therapeutic uses of Clonazepam?
Clonazepam enhances the activity of GABA in the CNS to render anxiolytic, skeletal muscles relaxant, and anticonvulsant effects. It acts by binding to the BZD site of the GABA receptor, Buy Clonazepam Online which accelerates the electric development of the GABA binding on neurons.
The half-life of Clonazepam is 30 to 40 hours, and it will take one or two days to get eliminated from the body.
It is indicated for a host of conditions. It is prescribed for short-term management of epilepsy, anxiety, and panic attacks with or without agoraphobia. It is also used for social phobia (off-label use of the drug)
What can be some side effects of Clonazepam?
Clonazepam may have some mild side effects and are as follows:
Weakness and unsteadiness
These side effects are temporary and will wash off in a few days, and if there are any symptoms, inform your doctor
Rare Side effect
Chest pain, discomfort, and tightness
In case of severe adverse effects, seek immediate medical intervention and do as advised.
What are some drug interactions of Clonazepam?
Clonazepam may interact with some drugs and may result in drug interaction, and often concomitant use is contradicted. Here are some drug interactions that may occur ar as follows:
Combined clonazepam with certain antidepressants and anticonvulsants including phenytoin, Carbamazepine, sedative histamines, opiates, Ambien and Zolpidem (nonbenzodiazepine) alcohol may result in enhanced sedative effects.
Clonazepam decreases the level of Carbamazepine, and Clonazepam reduces the effect of Carbamazepine. Antifungals inhibit the metabolism of clonazepam.
Precaution to be taken when using Clonazepam
Taking it for an extended period may develop dependence or intolerance. If the prescribed dose is not working, you must inform your doctor about it instead of increasing the amount and frequency on your own.
Quitting cold turkey may cause withdrawal symptoms. It would be best to lower your dosage gradually, and your physician will taper the dose accordingly.
Avoid driving or any hazardous activity as it may result in accidents and falls.
Clonazepam is habit-forming and addictive Buy Clonazepam Online and if you have a previous OR family history of addiction and overdose, you must use caution as you are prone to addiction and drug abuse.
Who should not take Clonazepam?
Clonazepam is not safe to use if you have any of the following conditions:
If you are allergic to benzodiazepines
If you have narrow-angle glaucoma
Severe liver disease
Informing your doctor is essential as he will adjust the dose for the optimum results and benefit.
How should you take Clonazepam?
Clonazepam is orally prescribed, and your doctor will prescribe you in accordance:
Age of the patient
General medical condition
Response to the treatment
Weight and height (for children below 13)
You can take it with or without a meal.
Please do not mix it with alcohol/ cannabis or any other intoxication agent.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask your doctor and only take it if necessary.
Take it as advised, and if you are taking it regularly, then for optimum result and benefit, take it at the same time daily.
Always take it in moderation as taking more than prescribed may result in addiction.