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Severe side effects of klonipine. Has withdrawals and is on dialysis. What can be done?

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Posted on Sun, 24 Jun 2012
Question: Hi, I have a sister who was having severe side effects from klonipine and the Dr. took her off cold XXXXXXX now she is having even more sever withdrawals, and is a dialysis patient...what can we do?
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Answered by Dr. Ashish Mittal (7 hours later)
Hello,
Thanks for your query.

I appreciate your efforts for medical consultation in so much distress.

Important aspects of your query are:
•     31 year old female.
•     History of diabetic, dialysis, anxiety and high blood pressure.
•     Complaints of: withdrawal symptoms.

Klonipine contain Clonazepam. Its withdrawal cause severe anxiety, insomnia, restlessness, palpitation and even seizure in severe withdrawal.

I need following information to help you better:

-Duration of Klonipine use.
-Current pattern of klonipine use: amount and time.
-Current renal function: serum urea and creatinine level.
-Detail of current medicines: name and dose.

Awaiting your reply to answer you better.

Regards,




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Severe side effects of klonipine. Has withdrawals and is on dialysis. What can be done?

Hello,
Thanks for your query.

I appreciate your efforts for medical consultation in so much distress.

Important aspects of your query are:
•     31 year old female.
•     History of diabetic, dialysis, anxiety and high blood pressure.
•     Complaints of: withdrawal symptoms.

Klonipine contain Clonazepam. Its withdrawal cause severe anxiety, insomnia, restlessness, palpitation and even seizure in severe withdrawal.

I need following information to help you better:

-Duration of Klonipine use.
-Current pattern of klonipine use: amount and time.
-Current renal function: serum urea and creatinine level.
-Detail of current medicines: name and dose.

Awaiting your reply to answer you better.

Regards,