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klonopin (clonazepam) side effects?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Klonopin (clonazepam): Sedation and cognitive impairment as well as potentially addictive.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
Klonopin (clonazepam) SE: The most common side effects associated with benzodiazepines are sedation, drowsiness and mental confusion.

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A 19-year-old member asked:

What does klonopin (clonazepam) do?

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Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Benzodiazepine: Klonopin (clonazepam) is a benzodiazepine, the same class of medication as Valium (diazepam), Ativan (lorazepam), Xanax (alprazolam), Restoril (temazepam), versed (midazolam) and others. It is fda approved for the treatment of seizure disorder (epilepsy) and panic disorder. Has other uses having to do with neurologic or psychiatric problems.Is a controlled substance due to addictive potential.
A 33-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects of being on klonopin (clonazepam)?

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Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Mostly: Sedation, but almost any drug can cause any sign or symptom in a given patient. Hrs www.Thepmc.Org.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me the side effects of klonopin (clonazepam)?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Klonopin (clonazepam) side effect: Mainly sedation, sometimes headaches & upset stomach. Also, dependency in long run.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What are clonazepam/klonopin side effects?

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Dr. Adam Tripp
Psychiatry 15 years experience
Sedation: Dizziness and excess sedation are side effects. The goal with Clonazepam and anxiety is to take the edge off of anxiety to allow people to function but not be so tired and exhausted that they can't function.
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A 16-year-old female asked:

I took three 5mg klonopin (clonazepam) today... what could be possible side effects from that ?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Klonopin (clonazepam): I am hoping you meant 3 of the 0.5mg. which totals 1.5mg. Sedation is expected. Not sure where you obtained that medication because it is not used for people less than 18 years of age.

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