What is APO Clonazepam?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Clonazepam

APO Clonazepam is an international brand of clonazepam, a benzodiazepine used alone or as an adjunct in the treatment of seizure disorders and for panic disorders.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Anxious mood 15 15
Panic disorder 11 15
Epilepsy 2 0
Generalized anxiety disorder 2 2
Major depressive disorder 2 5
Post-traumatic stress disorder 2 6

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  • 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
2
Mild
11
None
12

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with APO Clonazepam

Side effect Patients
Drowsy in a.m. 2
Sedation 2
Balance problems 1
Daytime sedation 1
Dizziness 1
Drowsiness 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking APO Clonazepam

Dosage Patients
1 mg daily 1
0.5 mg four times daily 1
1 mg four times daily 1
2 mg twice daily 1
4 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking APO Clonazepam

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Personal research 2
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking APO Clonazepam

Duration

Currently taking APO Clonazepam

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 3

Stopped taking APO Clonazepam

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 17
Usually 6
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 21
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 21
Not specified 4

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking APO Clonazepam and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Bupropion (Wellbutrin XL) 1
Nortriptyline (Pamelor) 1
Quetiapine (Seroquel) 1
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2 patient evaluations for APO Clonazepam

Jun 1, 2011 (Started Oct 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Promote relaxation)
  • Side effects
    Mild (obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 6, 2010 (Started Dec 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxiety caused by withdrawl from Celexa)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The effectiveness of this treatment has declined substantially since I started useing it. I believe that I have developed a tolerance for the medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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