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What is Clonazepam?
Clonazepam is an antiepileptic drug used in the treatment of seizures, panic disorder, and the movement disorder known as akathisia. It is a tranquilizer belonging to the benzodiazepine class and works by calming the nerves in your brain. It comes both as oral and orally disintegrating tablets. Clonazepam increases gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA); it sends signals throughout the central nervous system. Your body will be excited if you do not have enough GABA in your body, and it would lead to panic attacks. GABA will increase in your body when you take Clonazepam, which will help to have fewer panic attacks and seizures.
You can buy Clonazepam online under the brand name Klonopin and others. Clonazepam starts showing its effect within 1 hour and lasts between 6 to 12 hours. Clonazepam is only available as a prescription medicine as it can be habit-forming. So you should not take this drug without consulting your doctor. It comes under the category of controlled substances as it has the risk of abuse. Many medicines might interact with this drug, so before you order Clonazepam online, it is advisable to tell your doctor if you are on any medication.
How to use Clonazepam?
Before you buy Clonazepam online, reading the medication guide is necessary. This drug comes in oral form, and you can take with or without food according to your doctor’s prescription. Clonazepam is prescribed for short term management of panic conditions. If you do not take it as prescribed, it might have some risks. Your dosage form and how often you should take the drug depends on:
- Your age
- Condition being treated
- The severity of the condition
- Other medical conditions
- How you react to your first dose
Dosage for adults is .25 mg twice daily. However, your doctor may increase your dosage to .5 mg take two times daily. But This drug hasn’t been proven to be safe and effective on children and older adults. After being prescribed, you should not stop using this drug suddenly as it may show symptoms of withdrawal. When you stop seeing signs first consult your doctor, he would gradually lower your dosage. In the case of kidney patients, your doctor might prescribe you with the medicine, but he would monitor you closely to see any effects in your renal function. You might also not be able to take Clonazepam if you have severe liver disease.
What are the side effects of Clonazepam?
Before you buy this drug, you should tell your doctor if you have allergies to this or any other medicine. This drug should not be taken during pregnancy as it can be harmful to the fetus, along with the needed effects, there can be side effects of Clonazepam which may or may not occur, Some of the are-
- Body aches or pain
- Difficulty breathing
- Feeling sad or empty
- Loss of interest or pleasure
- Poor coordination
- Sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
- Trouble sleeping
- Chest pain or discomfort
- Cough or hoarseness.
There can be side effects of Clonazepam, but the severity of side effects depends on the amount of substance taken. Most people do not show serious side effects. But, in case, if side effects become serious in your case, contact your doctor immediately. You should remember that your doctor has prescribed you with this medication after considering that the benefits of this drug are more than the risk of side effects. As each drug affects each person differently, there is no guarantee that this information contains all the side effects, so always discuss possible side effects with your doctor.