Overview of Klonopin Clonotril- clonazepam 2mg:
Clonotril 2mg tablet is used to treat epilepsy or seizures in adults and children. These tablets are also used to manage sudden and unanticipated attacks of extreme fear. Clonotril 2mg also helps to manage the sudden attacks of extreme fear. The medicine helps in the management of panic disorder.
Mechanism of action:
The active medication in Clonotril 2mg is clonazepam 2mg. Clonazepam belongs to the category of benzodiazepines. Clonazepam acts on the GABA receptors and enhances the inhibitory action of GABA in the brain. Clonazepam calms the excessive electrical nerve activity and provide calmness in the brain.
Dosage and How to take:
To treat epilepsy, an adult patient should take 1mg of clonotril for 4 nights and to treat panic disorder, patient should take 0.25mg of clonotril by oral route two times in a day. Clonazepam tablet should be administered orally with full glass of water.
Clonotril 2mg is contraindicated in number of situations-
Some of the medicine that affects the activity of clonotril 2mg tablets are sleeping pills, narcotic pain medicine, and muscle relaxer, medicine for anxiety, depression and seizures.
While using clonotril 2mg tablets, some side effects are seen like muscle weakness, lightheadedness, agitation, nausea, hair loss, and low libido and itching.
Dose should not be missed. If the dose is missed, it should be taken as soon as remember. But if the time of next dose has been reached, skip the missed dose and the next dosing schedule is followed.
Overdosing should not be done. If the medicine is taken in excess, visit to the nearby hospital immediately.
Store clonotril 2 mg tablets properly at room temperature and kept away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture. The medicine should be kept away from children and pets.