Description about Rivotril/Klonopin 2mg
Clonazepam is generic medication available in the market by the brand name Rivotril or Klonopin for the treatment of seizures and panic attack linked with the epileptic disorder. It is used in children, infants, and adults. It slows down the numbers of fits you are having. This medication is recognized as antiepileptic or anticonvulsant medication.
Action mechanism of Rivotril/ Klonopin
Clonazepam belongs to a rank of drugs known as benzodiazepines. In common, benzodiazepines are used as a tranquilizer or to reduce seizures or anxiety. Clonazepam is used to deal with seizure disorders. It works by trimming down the activity of the nerves in the brain i.e., on the central nervous system.
Appropriate way of dosage administration
The best-prescribed dose of Rivotril/Klonopin is 2mg. The usual adult dose for seizures is 1.5 mg per day orally in three divided doses with an enormous amount of water. The dose can be amplified from 0.5 mg to 1.5 mg every three days until seizures cannot be cured. The maximum daily dose should not go beyond 20 mg in a day. Usual adult dose for pain disorder is a dose of 0.25 mg twice in a day orally with an enormous amount of water. The maximum daily dose is 4mg per day.
Side effects of Rivotril/Klonopin
Sometimes, the patient may observe the side effects symptoms like as of depression, dysarthria, fatigue, hypersensitivity reaction, increased cough, myalgia, nervousness, rhinitis, sinusitis, vaginitis, and reduced intellectual ability, body ache, difficulty in breathing, and dizziness.
Warning and precautions
- You should have to consume any of the drugs if you are allergic to Clonazepam.
- If you are unwell due to liver or kidney disorder, open eye glaucoma, asthma, COPD, and breathing problems.
- If you have a history of drug addiction of alcohol addiction, then do not consume this medication.
- You have to avoid the intake of alcohol along with Clonazepam.
- In the case of pregnancy and breastfeeding situation talk with your doctor before taking medication.
- You may experience dizziness after taking the drug, so take caution while driving or machinery work.