Complete overview of clonazepam 2 mg
Clonazepam 2mg is used for the treatment of epilepsy (seizures) and anxiety disorder. It calms the brain by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells.
Clonazepam 2 mg can be consumed with food or with an empty stomach. Consuming it at the same time daily as this will help to maintain a consistent level of medication in the body. Take this medication in the dose and regular manner as specified by your doctor. If you forget to take a dose, take it immediately when you remember it . You should not stop this medicine suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency and can cause nausea, flu-like symptoms, and muscle pain.
Side effects of clonazepam 2 mg
Until your body does not get immune to clonazepam 2 mg do not attempt any kind of activity that requires mental focus. It is important to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or depression as this medication may cause suicidal thoughts.
Uses of clonazepam 2mg
Rivotril 2mg Tablet is prescribed for:
Treatment of Anxiety disorder
Treatment of Epilepsy/Seizures
Benefits of clonazepam
In Treatment of Anxiety disorder
Clonazepam Tablet stops your brain from releasing the chemicals that make you feel anxious, hence it reduces the symptoms of excessive anxiety. It can also reduce feelings of restlessness, tiredness, difficulty concentrating, feeling irritable and sleep problems that often come with Anxiety Disorder.Therefore it will help you to do your daily regular activities easily with productivity.
In Treatment of Epilepsy/Seizures.
Clonazepam 2 mg slows down electrical signals in the brain which cause seizures (fits). It can also help to reduce symptoms like confusion, uncontrollable jerking movements, loss of awareness, and fear or anxiety. The medication allows you to do some activities that your are commonly scared to do (such as swimming and driving). It may take some weeks time for this medication to work because the dose has to be increased slowly and during this time you may still have seizures. Do not stop using this medication even though you feel better. Missing doses may trigger a seizure.
Clonazepam 2 mg (klonopin)
Chemical formula – C15H10CIN3O3
Drug class - Benzodiazepine
Trade name - klonopin
It is tranquilizer of benzodiazepine class of drug.
Prevents seizure, treatment in movement disorder.
Commonly used in childhood stage for seizure
Effective in non-convulsive status epilepticus.
- Bio availability is 90%
- Used in childhood.
- Side effects
- Motor impairment
- Loss of libido
The drug is metabolized in liver and half-life is 19 to 60 hours , duration of action is 6 to 12 hours . Excretion is through kidney and Bioavailability is 90% by mouth.
Dose - pediatric dose up to 10 years of age 0.01 to 0.03 mg/kg per day .
Adults- 1.5 mg /day divided in three doses.
Available in tablet form for oral use.