15 patient evaluations for Clonazepam with a side effects rating of Severe

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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

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 1, 2012 (Started Sep 10, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (heartburn)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 10, 2010 (Started Sep 10, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (heartburn)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 10, 2003 (Started Sep 10, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 22, 2012 (Started Dec 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (feel like a zombie)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: All I know is that the medication wasn't for me. I don't like feeling unattached with everything and everyone. Awful medication.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Dec 19, 2011 (Started Dec 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (feel like a zombie)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 0.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Even with lowering my dosage I still had the same side effect of feeling like a zombie and feeling detached with the world around me.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 19, 2011 (Started Mar 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 30, 2010 (Started Mar 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 20, 2010 (Started Aug 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (confusion)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: found this drug made me very sluggish even in mild doses,prefer oldr drugs such as largactil
Side effects: confusion

Aug 12, 2010 (Started Aug 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (confusion)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: this medication is a new one to me and i found it very strong if i had taken it 3 times a day i would have been asleep all day and awake all night.
Side effects: confusion

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 12, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for muscle twitching (fasciculations))
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: extreme fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

May 1, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: made me too tired

  • 0 helpful marks
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