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What does klonopin (clonazepam) do?

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Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Dr. Shaym Puppala
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Dr. Patrice Taylor
Addiction Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Anxiety decreaser

It is a relaxing medication known as an anxiolytics

In brief: Anxiety decreaser

It is a relaxing medication known as an anxiolytics
Dr. Patrice Taylor
Dr. Patrice Taylor
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Also Klonopin is habit forming
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