One patient who uses Klonopin for the last five years for panic disorder says that it usually takes about 45 minutes to an hour for her to feel the effects of the drug. For Klonopin, which has a half-life of about 30 hours, if you take 1 mg now, the time it takes for half the dose of the drug (0.5 mg) to be eliminated is 30 hours.
You will be advised on how to modify your dose or switched to other medications if needed. You may also be asked to take some blood tests to make sure your liver function is not affected. Consult your doctor if you experience side effects, but do not stop taking your medicine without ling your doctor to avoid withdrawal symptoms.
For orally disintegrating tablets (wafers), place one tablet in your mouth and allow it to dissolve without chewing. You may take some sips of water to help in swallowing.
To experience the full effects of Klonopin, you have to wait for one to two hours after taking it.
Adult Clonazepam Dosage for Seizures. The maximum dose for seizures is 20 mg per day. Individual doses usually begin at 1.5 mg, administered 3 times per day orally. This may be increased by .5 mg to 1 mg every 3 days until seizures are under control. If additional anti-convulsants are administered, it may result in.
If additional anti-convulsants are administered, it may result in increased depressant effects. This may be increased by. 5 mg to 1 mg every 3 days until seizures are under control. Individual doses usually begin at 1.5 mg, administered 3 times per day orally. These include severe sedation and fatigue. The maximum dose for seizures is 20 mg per day.
05mg/kg/day orally in 2-3 divided doses. Over age 10, see adult dosages. 01mg/kg/day to. Up to 10 years of age or 30 kg of body weight, administer.
If you have having symptoms of a clonazepam overdose, please call 911 or your nearest poison control center.
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It is also often prescribed for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
I take 1.5 of a .5mg tablet in at 7:45 am and by 1pm I need another dose. The odd thing is the second dose seems to wear off by 4:30. So the first dose lasts me 5 hours but the second 3.5. My dr told be I could take 1mg twice a day. Do you think I should take 1mg in the afternoon so the effects last longer?.
I think why not give it a try,anxiety is horrible and it might help you get over this hump your going through,it's worth a shot.
I say that from my heart.
It should be the absolute last resort of medicine to use, unless you have seizures or tremor involved.
I take klonopin .5mg twice a day and have from 2008 Is that a lot and i use it to control my anxiety. Are there side effects from this or has any of you had side.
However, such feelings that linger over time and are very difficult to cope with, and which lack a clear cause, may indicate. General anxiety caused by routine day-to-day stresses usually passes quickly and is experienced by almost everyone at one time or another. Anxiety is a physical condition marked by intense and persistent feelings of distress, fear, angst or dread.
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Klonopin (clonazepam) is such a miracle drug for my anxiety that im considering taking it once a day (.25-.5 mg). I already take it most days. My psychiatrist thinks its fine; people take daily doses for their enitre lives. Doing some googling reveals that many believe benzos are more dangerous long term than.
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