218 patient evaluations for Clonazepam

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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

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: 2 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

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 23, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tinnitus, mood stabilization)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, difficulty with orgasm, daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Tinnitus is tricky. If I reduce the dose of 1.5 at night, within a day or two the tinnitus goes from mildish to roaring. BUT... lack of sleep, too much caffeine can also aggravate tinnitus. So everything needs to be balanced -- when possible.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness, difficulty with orgasm

Aug 31, 2011 (Started Aug 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tinnitus, mood stabilization)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth, difficulty with orgasm, daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness, difficulty with orgasm

Sep 9, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, difficulty with orgasm, daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Better than Xanax; no dropoff feeling.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness, difficulty with orgasm

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 20, 2012 (Started Aug 18, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I feel that since starting the low dose of Clonazepam, I am a much happier, agreeable person to be around. It took the "edge off" more than any other antidepressant I've ever taken. I think this is finally a treatment that will really help me lessen anxiety. Since starting the daily dose that I take at night, I have only had 1 painful night in the past month!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 10, 2016 (Started Dec 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jan 28, 2009 (Started Dec 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be careful taking it if you have to drive a car or anything like that, it can make me REALLY sleepy.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 19, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 29, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Side effects: drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 2, 2008 (Started Jun 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 14, 2008 (Started Jun 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Prescribed for restless legs. not effective until dose doubled, then moderate.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 16, 2008 (Started Jan 26, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (uncontrollable crying, forgetfulness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: uncontrollable crying, forgetfulness

  • 0 helpful marks
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