Klonopin is also known as clonazepam and comes from the family of medicines known as benzodiazepine. It is used to treat certain types of seizures like the absence seizures or Lennox-gastuat syndrome. It is also used to treat panic disorders in adults.
Do not share this medication with anyone else as sharing these types of medicines is against the law.
Do not sell or give clonazepam pills with no prescription as it is against the law
What not to do while taking Clonazepam
- Do not use Klonopin if you have liver disease, narrow-angle glaucoma, or if you are allergic to any benzodiazepine.
- Do not drink alcohol if you are using Klonopin.
- If you have depression or feel depressed and notice some changes in behavior than consult your doctor.
- Never take Klonopin with opiate medications as it can result in respiratory issues, coma, or even death.
- Do not stop taking this medicine without your doctor’s advice.
- Never give clonazepam to a child without any medical advice as it is not approved to treat panic disorder in people aged 18 or below.
It is very important to be in touch with your doctor as some people have thoughts of harming themselves or even committing suicide while taking Klonopin. You should visit your doctor at regular intervals as it will help them to keep track of your progress. Always keep someone from your family with you as they will control the situation if your mood changes.
If you are pregnant then consult your doctor before taking this medicine as clonazepam can cause harm to your unborn child. It can also cause breathing issues and feeding problems in a newborn baby as Klonopin can pass into breast milk
Dosages of Klonopin
Go through the medication guide given by your pharmacist before taking Klonopin or you can ask your doctor as well if you have any doubt.
You can take this Klonopin by mouth 2 -3 times daily. It comes in both tablet and liquid form.
Dosages of a patient are decided by the age, medical condition, and response to the treatment. But weight can also be a decisive factor in the case of children.
Start by taking lower dosages to reduce the risk of side effects. If you feel like it is not working then take it more often rather then increasing the dosages or consult your doctor for further information because if you are using Klonopin for a longer time then it might not work well.
Take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it. If you tend to forget things then mark it on the calendar whenever you take this medication.
Also do not stop taking clonazepam without consulting your doctor as conditions will become worse if you stop it suddenly. You will have withdrawal symptoms like mood change, stomach or muscle cramp, seizures.
Your doctor can reduce your dosages slowly to help prevent withdrawal symptoms.
Side Effects of Klonopin
There are several side effects of this medication like:-
- Increased saliva production
- Loss of coordination
- Mood changes
- Ear congestion
- Lack of appetite
- Sore throat
- Trouble sleeping
- Breathing issues
- Body pain
- Body ache
On some rare occasions, people also get some serious allergic reactions. If you notice a change in the color of skin, itching, prickling, numbness, tingling sensation, muscle stiffness then consult your doctor right away.
*This is not a complete list of side effects of Klonopin. So if you notice any unusual change in your body then check with your doctor as soon as possible.
But usually, people do not have any side effects while using Klonopin as doctors prescribe this medication to a patient only after evaluating his/her condition and they will not prescribe it to someone with a high risk of side effects.
Where Can you Buy Klonopin?
You can buy clonazepam from physical medical stores as well as from an online pharmacy in the USA. As there are legitimate U.S. based online pharmacies that sell Klonopin at affordable prescriptions.
You can buy clonazepam online at cheap prescription rates.