216 patient evaluations for Clonazepam

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Mar 4, 2018 (Started Oct 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: There have been no significant changes in the distribution, effectiveness or dosage of this medication since my last post date.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 14, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: The impact of this daily (1 mg. capsule three times daily) treatment is quite helpful and I have no issues with side effects. However an added benefit is that it works well w/my blood pressure level, as it , prevents it from elevating and assists my blood pressure from rising to an excessive, life threatening level. As well I also meditate and spend time reading or relaxing as an additional benefit for both the panic disorder, ie; anxiety elevation level and blood pressure elevation.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 7, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Clonazepam is very effective as far as my benefit is concerned and the unexpected benefit is sleepiness which makes for a restful night. The treatment is manageable as it has no adverse side effects and I follow my dosing in accordance with the Physician's instructions. There is no imapact on my daily life as I know how my system will tolerate this Drug.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Dec 27, 2017 (Started Mar 25, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for tremor in limbs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: After taking 1 mg of Clonazapam twice/day for over 10 yrs., my new PCP informed me that it could cause cognitive disfunction. Since that is the last thing I want, I weaned myself totally off of it about 6 wks. ago; however, I was having sleeping problems and some nights (mornings), I wouldn't fall asleep until 4-5:00am. Because of this, I am now taking .25 mg before bedtime and plan to discontinue that in the future, and maybe just take it if absolutely necessary.

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May 9, 2017 (Started Apr 18, 1993)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for seizures)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Apr 18, 1993)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for seizures)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily

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Mar 8, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Helps with my anxiety as well as soon as I took it and sezuires but if I miss or skip a dose I have a sezuire straight away. And if I have two sezuires in a row my epilepsy specialist said to take one straight after so I don't have another and it works in enough time for if I have to get to hospital
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Dec 17, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for panic disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 27, 2016 (Started Dec 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for tremor in right leg)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 30, 2016 (Started Dec 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor in right leg)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This medicine can make me feel hungover, slower in movement and weepy. I only take it if absolutely necessary.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 26, 2016 (Started Jun 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Dr. Felt it was not a good medication for long ter use
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 16, 2011 (Started Jun 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 20, 2008 (Started Jun 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Had a little restless leg syndrone and was waking up hourly. Now only a couple times per night. About normal for me
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 27, 2016 (Started Mar 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Do not stop taking cold turkey
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Dec 15, 2012 (Started Mar 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Jan 1, 2012 (Started Mar 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Do not stop taking cold turkey
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

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Jul 19, 2016 (Started Apr 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Back on this because of worsening RLS

Mar 23, 2010 (Started Apr 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: What I'm considering is a drug losing its efficacy after so many years. I'm going to stop this particular treatment as I no longer benefit from the drug.

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May 9, 2016 (Started Sep 09, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anger)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anticipatory anxiety)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for guilt or self blame)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for irritability)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for paranoia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for problems getting along with others)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for self injury or harm)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for uncontrollable worrying)
  • Side effects
    Mild (loss of balance, confusion, apathy, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 2, 2015 (Started Sep 09, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for uncontrollable worrying)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (loss of balance, confusion, apathy, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I only take this medication when I feel out of control, rage, intemse anxiety, heavy worry and paranoia. For me, it causes a bit of confusion, loss of balance, drowsiness/sleepiness and some apathy. It definitely takes the edge off of any rage, anxiety, heavy worry and paranoia I experience. The bit of apathy thrown in, I feel, is necessary for me. That is what really calms me down. I go from worrying so much, that the apathy balances me out to a healthy calm.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 6, 2015 (Started Sep 09, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for uncontrollable worrying)
  • Side effects
    Mild (loss of balance, confusion, apathy, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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