What is Clonazepam?

Clonazepam is used to prevent and control seizures.It is also used to treat panic attacks. Clonazepam works by calming your brain and nerves. It belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines.

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what are the risks of taking .5mg of Clonazepam per day while on the HGC diet? What are the risks in taking HGC Diet while on .5mg of Clonazepam per day?
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There should be a medical indication to take either of the drugs mentioned above. hCG diet will cause insomnia as a possible side effect. Clonazepam will help in producing sleep but it should not be taken without medical advice.
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HI I am currently in the first 24hrs of alcohol withdrawal I have been taking clonazepam to help I have taken 2mg today 1mg around 12 and another around 5pm. A friend of mine also gave me an herbal help called krampton Since taking it I have looked online trying to learn more i Took 5 grams with my clonazepam at 5 pm. I am no longer going to take any more of the krampton. would it be dangerous to take another .5-1mg of clonazepam around 10:30 pm
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I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.As per the limited history you provided , i think your in alcohol dependence and presently in withdrawal state.

withdrawal state will have symptoms like tremors, sleep disturbances, mood swings, anger spells, palpitations. if...
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within 4 days I took 8 clonazepam 0.5 mg how long will it take to get out of my system for a urine tes
Brief Answer:
5 to 6 days after last dose

Detailed Answer:
Hi, thanks for using HCM.

I went through your query and understood your concerns.

Clonazepam has highly bound to plasma proteins, means proteins in blood. So elimination time varies from 19 hour to 60 hours. It can also vary depending on...
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Hello, I have been taking 2 mg twice daily of clonazepam for anxiety since near death from a resistant staph infection 8 years ago. I am 800 miles away and more than six months from my prescribing doctor and was offered 50 mg vistaril or 25 mg of elavil as a substitute by a local physician who refuses to prescribe clonazepam. It has been several days and I am feeling quite ill. What can I expect from either of these medications? How does the treatment compare to clonazepam?
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Hi and welcome to XXXXXXX

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the query.
Well these 2 drugs are not similar to clonazepam and I wonder why some other benzodiazepines wasnt prescribed.
Clonazepam is benzodiazepine used for treatment of anxiety disorders.If there was improvement of your...
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I was prescribed .5 mg (.25 morning and night) clonazepam for muscle spasms in my neck. I took this dosage for 3 weeks and felt too tired all the time. I decided to stop taking them with very little tapering. For the next 2 weeks I felt horrible. Had many of the withdrawal symptoms listed on the websites I looked at. 2 days ago I phoned my brother-in-law who is a physician and advised me to start taking the clonazepam - .25 at bedtime for 7 days, then .25 at bedtime on Mon., Wed., and Friday, and then the 3rd week take as I feel needed. Does this sound like a workable taper? I am so afraid of feeling so awful again. Please advise.
Hi, thanks for writing to XXXXXXX

CLONAZEPAM is a benzodiazepine used to treat panic or seizure disorders. The common side effects are sedation, dizziness, weakness, headache,sleep disturbance etc.

If the drug is discontinued abruptly after long term usage, it may lead to muscle cramping,...
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my specialist dr for Parkinson prescribe clonazepam. after taking it for 3 nights I have problem walking . do you think this medication causes my legs to be stiff and mt feet get heavy? XXXX
Brief Answer:
Yes it does

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for asking!
Yes clonazepam has an adverse effect of abnormal coordination, gait cycle disturbance like ataxia and dizziness spells. You should consult him and let hem reshuffle the dose or get it out of the regimen.As this sedative is not a...
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hello an adult ingested a very high dose of clonazepam (thirty something tablets) I don t know the concentration so I m guessing it ranges from 15-60 mg since there are two concentrations of the drug 0.5 and 2 mg.. they went to the poison control center after 16 hours or more.. they took no reaction they just told them that if the person passes urine he ll be two or three days have passed and the person s urine was bloody and they called mom since she is a pharmacist but I don t think there is anything she can do after all that time had passed... sorry I don t know the exact details cause I didn t take the call personally.. the awareness here is very low.. can you tell me any advice cause I know it is a very serious matter and apparently the poison control center is not very competent ..
Thanks for your query.Based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have accidentally consumed 30 tablets of Clonazepam 16 hours back and noticed blood in the urine.
This is definitely due to acute Glomerulonephritis due to Clonazepam.
Since it is excreted through urine please...
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hi I am taking 1 mg of clonazepam a day. I want to get pregnant how safe is it to take during pregnancy? my doctor who is a P..A. SAYS IT IS OK TO TAKE AND MY MD DOCTOR SAYS I SHOULD NOT TAKE IT AND HE GAVE ME HYDROXY -ZINE BUT DOES NOT SEEM TO WORK FOR ME PLEASE HELP.
Hi and welcome to XXXXXXX Thank you for the query.

There is scientific evidence that clonazepam,as any other benzodiazepines can increase risk of fetal developmental disorders so it is category D by FDA(which means that there is postive evidence of human fetal risk and it should only be given...
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