39 patient evaluations for Clonazepam with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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May 9, 2017 (Started Apr 18, 1993)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for seizures)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6 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: 6 mg Daily

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Oct 27, 2016 (Started Dec 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for tremor in right leg)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • 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 tremor in right leg)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • 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

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Oct 16, 2016 (Started May 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tremor(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (depressant, drowsiness, sleepiness)
  • 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 (depressant, drowsiness, sleepiness)
  • 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 (drowsiness, sleepiness)
  • 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

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May 9, 2016 (Started Sep 09, 2014)

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

Dec 2, 2015 (Started Sep 09, 2014)

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

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Sep 14, 2014 (Started Jun 29, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxiety attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Finally started carrying this with me (Pdoc) suggestion), and over the last few weeks my energy, sleep and mood has improved because I do not often let myself become over anxious, keeping in tune with the tasks that I am trying to complete.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 31, 2014 (Started Jun 29, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxiety attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Used optional Klonapin 0.25 41 times since June 2nd, June - 2 times July - 5 times Aug - 10 times anxiety around job serarch Sep - 11 times listed house for sale, MVA, eventually stopped stressing about failed job search Oct - 11 times house listed for sale, lots of showing and almost sale Nov - 0 Dec - 0 Jan - 1 house sold
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 29, 2013 (Started Jun 29, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxiety attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: the AS NEEDED is the hardest for me. Even though I know that suffering and extra 2 hours will not make me better any faster, it still usually takes me 2 hours to take the optional dose I do a few things first, make sure I am not dehydrated and I have eaten enough. Then I complete an anxiety setback sheet that has other ideas self manage an extended anxiety attack. UNEXPECTED POSITIVE EFFECTS: decrease in fatigue
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Feb 8, 2014 (Started Apr 30, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drug dependence)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.25 mg Daily

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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

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Jan 15, 2013 (Started Aug 08, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for panic disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take rx as prescribed - I was never good at this
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

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May 17, 2011 (Started Jul 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Addictive)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Withdrawal from this drug is 100% worse than the original symptoms. I had to go back on it, then finally my doctor switched to alprazolam and maybe it will be easier to get off of in the future.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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