Disease Information for Clonazepam (Klonopin) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Amnesia
Drug induced Balance/Ataxia poblems
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anticonvulsant/antiepilepsy medication (example)
DRUG/Benzodiazepine drug (example)
DRUG/Chronic pain/Neuropathic pain adjunct medication
DRUG/Epilepsy adjunctive medication
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Teratogenic potential/effect (D plus )
DRUG/Tranquilizers/Anxiolytics (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
2H 1,4 Benzodiazepin 2 one, 5 (2 chlorophenyl) 1,3 dihydro 7 nitro, clonazepam, Clonazepam (epilepsy control), Clonazepam (epilepsy control) (product), Clonazepam (epilepsy control) (substance), Clonazepam (product), Clonazepam (status epilepsy), Clonazepam (status epilepsy) (product), Clonazepam (status epilepsy) (substance), Clonazepam (substance), CLONAZEPAM PREPARATION, Brand name/Clonapam (Clonazepam), Brand name/Klonopin (Clonazepam), Brand name/Rivotril (Clonaxepam)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$ Expensive medication
DRUG/Dose 0.25 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 1 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 2 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose must be titrated to effect
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Half-life relatively long
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Benzodiazipine tranquilizer drug;oral preparation; sedation and ataxia and withdrawal problems are usual;used in panic disorder and sometimes seizure disorder

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