27 patient evaluations for Clonazepam taken for the purpose of 'insomnia'

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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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Sep 7, 2015 (Started Apr 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Never take more than directed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 4, 2013 (Started Apr 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take one per night as directed and it helps me sleep most of the time.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 28, 2010 (Started Apr 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: All of my medications are set up once a week in pill boxes so I don't forget to take them so I rarely forget. I take the night time ones 8-9 pm so I get up 6-7 am. I do go to bed and tend to sleep better taking this medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 10, 2015 (Started Jun 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 9, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for abdominal pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Works great for muscle spasms in addition to know anxiety and insomnia. Dow not skip dose. Requires a taper.

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2014 (Started Feb 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It worked for quite awhile then it seemed to stop working.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 27, 2014 (Started Oct 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for lack of support)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nightmares)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (depressant)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant

  • 4 helpful marks

Mar 7, 2014 (Started Mar 07, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 12, 2011 (Started Mar 07, 2013)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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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Jul 20, 2011 (Started Nov 22, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 24, 2010 (Started Nov 22, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 24, 1999 (Started Nov 22, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: The perfect medication I have tried so far for Insomnia and Panic Attacks with little or no sode affects and I havebeen on it for a while now. I never became addicted to it like so many doctors fear. I recommend this drug highly as I have tried Xanax which made me feel like a Zombie and Valium which did the same to me as Xanax. If you want to calm down yet still function well use Clonazepam.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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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: 1 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

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