What is Clonazepam 0.5mg?
Clonazepam 0.5mg is used to prevent and control seizures. This medication is known as an anticoagulant or anti epileptic drug. Clonazepam works by calming your brain and nerves. It belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines.
How to use Clonazepam 0.5mg?
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking clonazepam 1mg and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually 2 or 3 times daily.
Dosage is based on your medical condition, age, and response to treatment. For children, the dose is also based on weight. Older adults usually start with a lower dose to decrease the risk of side effects. Do not increase your dose, take it more often, or take it for a longer time than directed.
Take this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same times each day.
Clonazepam 0.5mg Side Effect
Drowsiness, dizziness, tiredness, loss of coordination, or increased saliva production may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
A small number of people who take anticonvulsants for any condition may experience depression, suicidal thoughts/attempts, or other mental/mood problems.
Before taking clonazepam, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other benzodiazepines or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: a certain type of eye problem (narrow angle glaucoma), a certain blood disorder, liver disease, kidney disease, lung/breathing problems, mental/mood problems.
This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy or drowsy.