Clonazepam: Use & Side Effect

Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine. It affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced to treat seizures and certain types of anxiety disorders.

Clonazepam, a type of anti-epileptic drug, is used to treat certain seizure disorders (including absence seizures or Lennox-Gastaut syndrome) in adults and children.

Clonazepam is also used to treat panic disorder (including agoraphobia) in adults.

Important Information

You should not use clonazepam if you have narrow-angle glaucoma or severe liver disease, or if you are allergic to diazepam (Valium), lorazepam (Ativan) or a similar medicine.

Side Effect

Common clonazepam side effects may include:

  • feeling tired or depressed;
  • drowsiness, dizziness;
  • memory problems;
  • problems with balance or coordination.

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