32 patient evaluations for Clonazepam with a side effects rating of Moderate

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Mar 1, 2020 (Started Nov 10, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for panic disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (withdrawal effects)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Three times daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 3, 2018 (Started May 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness, drowsiness, depressant)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: With the consent of my psychiatristt I have decided to make changes in my medication due to severely stressed since dBS REMOVAL AND SUBSEQUENT mrsa INFECTION OF MY SCALP AND HUSBAND DEPRESSION. I NO LONGER take clonazepam, instead i started lorazepam 1 mg tid
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, sleepiness, drowsiness

Oct 16, 2016 (Started May 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness, drowsiness, depressant)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: I am much calmer when I am on Clonazepam. Make sure you don't take more than MD instructs
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, sleepiness, drowsiness

Nov 22, 2009 (Started May 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness, drowsiness, depressant)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I feel as though I am addicted to it but I get stiff without it
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, sleepiness, drowsiness

Feb 18, 2009 (Started May 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, sleepiness, drowsiness

Jan 17, 2009 (Started May 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, sleepiness, drowsiness

Aug 19, 2008 (Started May 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, sleepiness, drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 18, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 1991)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple system atrophy)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for REM sleep behavior disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (shuffling gait)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: shuffling feet Oct. 2113 ended when stopped taking. REM????? sleeping alone not needed No unfavorable symptoms.

  • 0 helpful marks

May 1, 2013 (Started Jun 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for MS hug (tight chest or torso))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (addiction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This was a very addictive treatment. Took it for years and finally decided to stop it after a slow taper from .5 to .25 and then .0. I had my SSRI increased and this has assisted with anxiety.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 22, 2010 (Started Jun 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I use this for MS symptoms. I have been on it a long time. I take it when I need it for anxiety during the day but it is primarily for night time.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 4, 2009 (Started Jun 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I take this medication to help me fall asleep, for clenching and muscle tightness. I sleep a lot better on it. I was prescribed it after a sleep study that showed I had alpha wave intrusions >=146 times per night because of pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for panic disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle tension)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 4, 2011 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for jerky movements)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constant brain fog, tiredness, vertigo)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Even though I've been on this med for a long time, some days when I take my dose if I have sleep deprivation or other CNS issues going on, I will experience the side effects with the tiredness and dizziness being the worst. Other days I do just fine.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 3, 2011 (Started Jul 28, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Promote relaxation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (emotional flatness (flat affect))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Started on high dosage of 1mg twice a day. May need to reduce to 1/2 mg in am and 1 mg at night.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: emotional flatness (flat affect)

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 5, 2011 (Started Dec 29, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 22, 2010 (Started Dec 29, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 8, 2011 (Started Feb 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Side effects I experience are drowsiness, dizziness, loss of balance and cognitive functions. I take this medication only at night.

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 23, 2011 (Started Jul 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for periodic limb movement disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jul 7, 2010 (Started Jul 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for periodic limb movement disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Nov 3, 2009 (Started Jul 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for periodic limb movement disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

  • 1 helpful mark
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