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What are the side effects of Clonazepam?

I am suffering from persistent genital arousal syndrome and am into it over three yrs. Right now I just hurt in the genital area. I have discovered clonazepam makes it stop. I take 1/2 a 5 milligram tablet around the clock oe 1/2 every 8 hrs. Are there any downsides to taking th is medication. I have seen bad things about it.
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
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Hello,

Prolonged use can cause side effects like dependence, excessive sleepiness and fatigue.
You can consult a neurologist before using Clomazepam for longer duration.

Hope I have answered your query.
Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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