What is Klonopin Wafer?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Clonazepam

Klonopin® Wafers, a brand name for clonazepam, is used in the treatment of seizure disorders and panic disorder. It has also been used for restless leg syndrome, neuralgia, multifocal tic disorder, parkinsonian dysarthria, bipolar disorder and as an adjunct in treatment of schizophrenia.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Panic disorder 5 2
Anxious mood 3 1
Agoraphobia 1 0
Bipolar rapid cycling 1 1
Difficulty sleeping through night 1 1
Dystonia 1 0

Show all 14 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
4
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Klonopin Wafer

Side effect Patients
Dizziness 1
Dizziness and feeling faint 1
Sedation 1
Sleepiness 1
Weight gain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Klonopin Wafer

Dosage Patients
0.25 mg daily 1
0.125mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Klonopin Wafer

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Other 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Klonopin Wafer

Duration

Currently taking Klonopin Wafer

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Klonopin Wafer

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 2
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 4
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1 patient evaluation for Klonopin Wafer

Sep 8, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for seizures)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: No longer experience auras pre seizure, therefore not enuf time to take the wafer before seizure hits and begins to generalize

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