Full instructions, dosage information and potential known side effects are all available in the leaflet that comes with the prescription product. If you require any advice or assistance with placing your order, please donâ€™t hesitate to contact our team.
How do I take/use this medicine?
Take Clonazepam exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
Clonazepam must be taken regularly for it to work well. Do not skip any doses. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by your doctor. Your condition may worsen if Clonazepam is stopped suddenly.
Take Clonazepam with or without food.
Clonazepam is available as a normal tablet or a disintegrating tablet.
If you have been given the normal tablet, swallow it with a glass of water.
If you have been given the disintegrating tablet, first remove the tablet by peeling away the foil backing. Do not push the tablet through the foil as it may break up into smaller pieces.
With dry hands, put the tablet on your tongue. Allow it to dissolve. You may swallow it with or without water after it has dissolved.
What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you have liver, kidney disease, lung disease such as asthma or depression.
Alert your doctor if you have a history of drug use or alcoholism.
If you are going for an operation, including minor operations and dental work, inform your doctor or dentist that you are being treated with Clonazepam.
For as long as you are being treated with Clonazepam, you will need to have regular blood tests to monitor your body's response to the medicine. Your doctor will advise you about how often you need to have blood tests.
When should I not use this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or if you become pregnant while being treated with Clonazepam. Use an appropriate birth control method while being treated with Clonazepam. You may wish to discuss birth control options with your doctor.
Alert your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Do not breastfeed while being treated with Clonazepam.
Alert your doctor if you have an eye disease known as glaucoma, liver disease or myasthenia gravis.
Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?
Why do I need this medicine?
Clonazepam is used to treat epilepsy (also known as seizures or fits).
Clonazepam is also used to treat panic attacks and schizophrenia.
What side effects could I experience?
Clonazepam may cause dizziness and drowsiness. If you feel dizzy or drowsy, do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert.
Clonazepam may also cause tiredness, muscle weakness, abnormal movements, irritability and mood changes. These side effects are usually temporary. Inform your doctor if any of these side effects are severe or refuse to go away.
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Can I take/use this with other medicines?
Alert your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially those listed here:
- gastric medicine such as cimetidine
- asthma medicine such as theophylline
- antifungals or antibiotics such as doxycycline, erythromycin, itraconazole
- birth control pills
- other epilepsy medicines
- sleeping pills
- heart or blood pressure medicines such as verapamil
- other medicines such as buprenorphine, disulfiram
Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.