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I just started. 25mg of klonopin (clonazepam) three times a day I'm really drowsy how long does this usually last for and what can I do to make it not so bad?
Klonopin (clonazepam) belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines. They are also referred to as sedative-hypnotics & anxiolytics. These medications are used for a variety of indications to include anxiety, insomnia, muscle spasm, seizure, & alcohol withdrawal. All benzodiazepines including Clonazepam are potentially habit forming. Alcohol should be ...Read more
Why do I have to take klonopin (clonazepam) twice a day? How long will it take for the drowsiness to go away?
It may not go away: You need to talk to your prescriber to understand why you are on the med, at its dose that makes you drowsy, and how long it is anticipated you will need to stay on it. ...Read more
I have klonopin (clonazepam). I took 5mg and and didn't feel any drowsiness... Do some people require higher doses?
I was on Paxil (paroxetine) & buspa, it work ok only had drowsiness. Dr put me on klonopin. 05mg & remeron 15mg, im concern about the side affects. I have low bp?
Why does clonazepam have very little affect on my moments of heavy anxiety? Sometimes I get a little drowsy or cranky but most times I feel nothing
Tolerance: If you are using for a while. ...Read more
I was taking mylan 457 for a few weeks and it worked very well. Week 1 id take one dailey. Week 2 it was every other day. Buy week 3 id take when needed. My doc now gave me clonazepam and the side effect are horable. Dizzyness. Drowsiness?
Just started lexapro (escitalopram). Does the sleepiness side-effect decrease over time? I am also currently taking clonazepam in the evening.
Lexapro (escitalopram) & Clonazepam: Side effects of Lexapro (escitalopram) usually dissipate if they're going to, within a week or two. You might want to review your use of Clonazepam with your doctor, though. Depending on what time you take it, it could be still hanging around in enough quantity to make you sleepy in the day. Your doctor can help you with these problems. ...Read more
Meloxicam: Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication and can cause unwanted side effects. Common side effects are stomach upset, nausea, indigestion. ... Less commonly, it can cause dizziness, drowsiness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position. .. ...Read more
How many you take?:
How many aspirin did you take? But YES, drowsiness can be an uncommon side effect of even low dose aspirin. You should discuss this with your physician since other causes of drowsiness should be checked into which could be unrelated to aspirin therapy. If you'd like to speak about this with me then, write me at:
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Drowsiness dizziness: Drowsiness and dizziness are two different conditions. Drowsiness is when you are feeling sleepy and dizziness is when you head is feeling like spinning and giddy. If you are drowsy you need to know if it is lack of sleep of sleep apnea or effect from alcohol or any other medicines. It usually goes away with rest and sleep. We need to find out cause of dizziness and treat it that way, so if dizzy seemd. ...Read more
Cross into brain: Older antihistamines, such as diphenhydramine, or chlorpheniramine, actually cross the barrier between the bloodstream and the brain. This causes many people to feel drowsy or sedated. It can make some people irritable, or even cause insomnia. For this reason, the "non-sedating" antihistamines were developed. These medications cause much less drowsiness, and are better tolerated. ...Read more
Eyes drowsy/heavy: The most common reasons for these symptoms are use related drying (eg from heavy computer use) and droopy eyelids which cause one to exert effort to keep them up out of the way. Try using artificial years throughout your day. If there is no improvement, go see your ophthalmologist (eye md). ...Read more
Not likely: Tessalon perles (benzonatate) are used to treat coughing. They provide a local anesthetic to cough receptor triggers. It is unlikely that they would cause fatigue or drowsiness, but to be sure, don't take your fist dose ever and then operate a car, boat, plane, tractor, etc. ...Read more
Same medication!: Diprivan is the trademarked name for the medication propofol. They are the same medication. Propofol causes the rapid onset of drowsiness in low doses and sleep in higher doses. It can be used for sedation or to induce general anesthesia. Because it can slow or stop breathing, it must be used only by an anesthesiologist or by personnel trained in anesthesia administration. ...Read more