What is Rivotril drops?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Clonazepam

Rivotril is an international brand name for clonazapam used for the treatment of seizures. Of label uses include restless leg syndrome, neuralgia, parkinsonian symptoms, bipolar disorder. Drops are administered orally.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Anxious mood 6 7
Insomnia 4 7
Generalized anxiety disorder 2 0
Increase effect of another treatment 2 0
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 2
Borderline personality disorder 1 0

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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 2
Moderate 4
Mild 2
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Rivotril drops

Side effect Patients
Depression with anxiety 1
Dizziness 1
Drowsiness 1
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1
Increased anxiety 1
Short term memory problems 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Rivotril drops

Dosage Patients
3 gtt daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Rivotril drops

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 3
Side effects too severe 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Other 1
Personal research 1
See all 8 patients who've stopped taking Rivotril drops

Duration

Currently taking Rivotril drops

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Rivotril drops

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 7
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 7
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 5
Not at all hard to take 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 10

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Rivotril drops after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Clonazepam (Klonopin) 1

Patients stopped taking Rivotril drops and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Escitalopram (Lexapro) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Rivotril drops

Jan 16, 2011 (Started Apr 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for MND)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Aug 18, 2009 (Started Apr 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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