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A 38-year-old female asked:

Is klonipin good for treating myoclonic jerks n the leg? normal eeg.

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Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 29 years experience
Klonopin (clonazepam): Yes, Klonopin (clonazepam) is perhaps the most effective in treating myoclonus, nocturnal myoclonus, segmental myoclonus or severe restless leg syndrome refractory to Dopamine agonist. The main disadvantage of Clonazepam is its sedative side effect and it may create tolerance.

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