6 patient evaluations for Clonazepam taken for the purpose of 'insomnia' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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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

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2011 (Started Feb 24, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 20, 2011 (Started Dec 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for seizures)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily

Aug 16, 2009 (Started Dec 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for seizures)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily

Jan 12, 2009 (Started Dec 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Keep jacking up the dose till its right!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 26, 2010 (Started Jul 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2009 (Started May 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the hangover effects were obvious.

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2008 (Started May 27, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Lots of room/ danger of abuse overuse.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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