What is Paxam?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Clonazepam

Paxam is an international name for clonazepam. It is used in the treatment of seizure disorders and for panic disorders. It may also be 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
Epilepsy 2 0
Anxious mood 1 1
Depressed mood 1 0
Difficulty sleeping 1 0
Panic disorder 1 0
Postpartum depression 1 0

Show all 7 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
3
None
0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Paxam

Side effect Patients
Addiction 1
Better sleep 1
Gait problems 1
Relaxation 1
Worry about addiction or dependence 1

Why patients stopped taking Paxam

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Paxam

Duration

Stopped taking Paxam

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Paxam after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Diazepam (Valium) 1
Lorazepam (Ativan) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Paxam.