Klonopin

What is Klonopin and what are its effects on the body?

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2009-08-19 12:17:50
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Klonopin, also known as Rivotril (clonazepam) is a benzodiazepine class sedative/hypnotic and anticonvulsant. It is similar to medications like Valium (diazepam), Xanax(alprazolam), and Ativan (lorazepam).

Clonazepam is primarily used to treat anxiety disorders, especially panic disorder. Only Klonopin and Xanax are FDA approved benzodiazepines for treatment of panic disorder with or without agoraphobia. Klonopin is commonly used to treat other anxiety problems, agitation, acute mania (in conjunction with other drugs), and for acute seizure control. It is occasionally used as a long term anticonvulsant, as a sleeping pill, and for the treatment of neuropathic (nerve) pain.

After taking Klonopin people tend to feel relaxed and a little tired. Side effects vary widely from person to person and depend on the dose. For anxiety Klonopin is typically prescribed between 0.25 mg- 2 mg twice daily. For epilepsy doses may go as high as 20 mg/day.

Klonopin acts on the neurotransmitter GABA, an inhibitory chemical. Through complex actions Klonopin effectively reduces the ability of nerves to fire, slowing down the brain. As a result of the reduced activity, anxiety is reduced, people become tired, and the reduction of nerve firings reduces the chance of seizure or can help stop a seizure in progress.

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