Klonopin (Clonazepam) – What Is Klonopin?

What is Klonopin?

Klonopin belongs to a benzodiazepine class derivative. It has highly efficacious anti-convulsant effects. It is a muscle and mind relaxant.

Klonopin works by affecting the chemicals in the patient’s brain that causing unbalanced and in the end results in panic disorder or seizures.

Klonopin is derived from Nitrazepam. Klonopin medication was first approved in the year 1997 as a generic drug used for treating epilepsy. Now, Klonopin has been produced and sold by many companies around the worldwide that activate in the healthcare industry. Roche is the U.S. Company that produces Klonopin. Rivotril is the trade name for Klonopin that has been used around the world.

Clonazepam is one of the top 3 benzodiazepines which are mostly prescribed medication in the U.S.

Klonopin is widely prescribed for the following conditions by the Doctors to their patients

  • Anxiety disorder
  • Panic or seizures disorders and bipolar or depression disorders.
  • Treating Epilepsy in their patients.
  • Some of the neural disease such as Hyperekplexia.
  • Akathisia
  • Bruxism

Klonopin is not only used as a muscle relaxant but also it is used as a sedative that helps the patients to sleep.

Klonopin available form in the U.S as scored tablets with a perforation of K-shaped within the concentrations of 0.5mg, 1mg, and 2mg. As unscored tablets with K-shaped perforations for concentrations 0.125mg to 2mg.

Klonopin medications also available as an oral usage (inthe concentration of 2.5 mg/mL) and as an intravenous injection in other countries.