What is Clonex?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Clonazepam

Clonex is an international brand name for clonazepam. It is used alone or along with other medications to treat convulsive disorders such as epilepsy. It is also prescribed for panic disorder, the unexpected attacks of overwhelming panic accompanied by fear of recurrence.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Anxious mood 7 5
Increase effect of another treatment 2 0
Central pain syndrome 1 1
Difficulty sleeping through night 1 1
Dravet's syndrome 1 1
Epilepsy 1 0

Show all 10 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
1
None
6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Clonex

Side effect Patients
Hyperactivity 1
Sleepiness 1
Slurred speech 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Clonex

Dosage Patients
0.25 mg daily 1
1 mg daily 1
1 mg twice daily 1
2 mg daily 1
0.5mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Clonex

Multiple reasons could be selected

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

Duration

Currently taking Clonex

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 4

Stopped taking Clonex

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

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Clonex after stopping:

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