18 patient evaluations for Clonazepam taken for the purpose of 'panic attacks'

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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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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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Jan 30, 2015 (Started Jan 08, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for flashbacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 4, 2012 (Started Apr 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle tension)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jan 15, 2012 (Started Apr 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle tension)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: sleepiness

Apr 15, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle tension)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: sleepiness

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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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Dec 3, 2010 (Started Feb 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for social anxiety)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 29, 2010 (Started Feb 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for social anxiety)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This has helped me tremendously with anxiety. Sometimes it isn't enough though. I have noticed less severe panic attacks and that they are less frequent.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 24, 2010 (Started Feb 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for social anxiety)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've been taking this for a while, and not only does it help with my anxiety, but any irrational rage or urges to harm myself, so that's nice. I don't like being dependant on it, I'm afraid of the day I have to stop taking it, but for now, it's worked better than anything else I've taken for anxiety. Sometimes I need a nap during the day, but that could be not because of the sedation this medication causes, but the fact that my sleeping schedule is totally screwed and I don't sleep well at night. It's caused me to be able to socialize better and be a bit more comfortable with it. I can go to the store without having a panic attack most of the time, but only as long as the store isn't crowded. I don't get as severe general anxiety as I did before. It helps a lot, even though that didn't sound like it. Before the depression returned, my quality of life was MUCH improved due to this pill.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Oct 20, 2010 (Started Mar 31, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: there is bad withdrall if something happens and u cant get it. not worth it to me. pluss very addicting.

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Jul 27, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: When taken at bedtime, helps with sleep. Additional daytime doses can make me drowsy.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

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Jun 18, 2010 (Started Mar 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

May 13, 2010 (Started Mar 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

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Apr 16, 2010 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drug dependence)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I began taking this for panic attacks. Noticed in the beginning of treatment I took it at bedtime and I slept better. Now has no effect on sleep except that I probably am now dependent and would have a hard time sleeping without it. But no more panic attacks since I began taking this over a year ago so dependency is an acceptable trade-off. Overall has improved my life because panic attacks take me out of my life.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drug dependence

Nov 16, 2009 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I began taking clonazepam for panic and anxiety and insomnia. I took it before bed and it helped me sleep and controlled my anxiety during the day. I was overjoyed. After a month or so it was nearly useless as a sleep aid BUT I have never had another panic attack since I began taking this drug. If you suffer from panic attacks you already know it is the worst feeling ever. As a generic it is very cheap.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drug dependence

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