219 patient evaluations for Clonazepam

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Oct 9, 2011 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily

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Sep 14, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: originally taken to help sleep, and overcome anxiety it is remarkably effective. I thought it might be contributing to my increasing lack of balance and coordination presume due to peripheral neuropathy so tried to withdraw several times but have been unable to.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Mar 1, 2009 (Started Mar 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is very srongly dependent on havingany alcohol at all in my system. If I have two drinks at 7 pm I cannot take the Kl at bedtime without experiencing this efffect. Problem is dose dependent. I have reduced dose from 2 mg. at bedtime -- originally prescribed for sleep to 1 mg. in the morning and have had not further problems. this is after about ten years of insufficient sleep due to this effect. 1 mg takenas soon as I get up serves to keep me mostly free of anx symptoms during the day. Originally I had teriblenightmares that were reliefved by Kl butthesehave not reocurred.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Sep 7, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for REM sleep behavior disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: a good nights sleep

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Sep 5, 2011 (Started Jul 04, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily

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Aug 10, 2011 (Started Aug 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (stumbling, tired eyes, tired legs, decreased diaphragm strength, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: take 1 dose 3 times a day-easy enough to remember-NO unexpected benifits-i will not be able to use this med on a daily basis.I had today off from worktired, grumpy, and unstable on my feet- worse than normal-just cannot see myself sitting in passenger seatin vehicle driving down the roads of my mail route. Eyes not fully opened and a groogy state of mind-moved slower than what I needed to do my job with satifactory results.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stumbling, decreased diaphragm strength, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), tired legs, tired eyes

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Aug 3, 2011 (Started Jul 28, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Promote relaxation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (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: flat affect

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Jul 20, 2011 (Started Nov 22, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 24, 2010 (Started Nov 22, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 24, 1999 (Started Nov 22, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: The perfect medication I have tried so far for Insomnia and Panic Attacks with little or no sode affects and I havebeen on it for a while now. I never became addicted to it like so many doctors fear. I recommend this drug highly as I have tried Xanax which made me feel like a Zombie and Valium which did the same to me as Xanax. If you want to calm down yet still function well use Clonazepam.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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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

Jun 1, 2011 (Started Oct 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Promote relaxation)
  • Side effects
    Mild (obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 17, 2011 (Started Apr 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It was a miracle drug for panic attacks, but withdrawal sets in after a time and the dose has to increase to continue to be effective. The risk was too high for permanent addiction so my doctor switched me to Alprazolam, which should be easier to get off of at some point in the future.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Dec 30, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Increased dosage per MD I found out it has nothing to do with the crying spells. I changed from Gabapentin to Wellbutrin and the crying is nearly gone, also pain is better, sometimes gone.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 12, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was switched from lorazepam to klonopin. I want to get off of it because I think it makes me worse. I took lorazepam for eight years, and xanax for three before that. It is extremely hard to get off the drugs without making things worse, but I am concerned that it makes me cry all the time. It helped with insomnia at first, but not any more. If I had it to do over again, I wouldn't be on any of these.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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