About Klonopin

Klonopin drug interaction

Klonopin can actively interact with other drugs such as antidepressant and barbiturates. Also if taken alcohol along with Klonopin it will cause serious interaction in the treatment.

The patient will experience some of the side effects due to interaction. The patient may experience drowsiness, memory loss, and difficult to breathe.

This medication will either increase or decrease the levels of medication being interacted. Hence it is necessary to avoid or reduce the interaction levels.

It is necessary to reach the doctor and get advice about the interaction of medications. This has to be done before starting your treatment. The doctor will analysis your health condition and will suggest you with an alternate solution.

Interaction of Klonopin with alcohol, antipsychotic, anesthetics and antidepressants medications.

The category of antipsychotic medications includesAripiprazole, Perphenazine, Risperidone, Ziprasidone, Paliperidone, Clozapine, Olanzapine, Quetiapine, Fluphenazine, Trifluoperazine, and Thioridazine.

The barbiturates such as Amobarbital, Phenobarbital, secobarbital, and Pentobarbital will interact with Klonopin effectively.

Also, it is seen that some antibiotics and antifungals. Klonopin on reaction with Clarithromycin, Isoniazid, Ketoconazole, Telithromycin, Erythromycin, Itraconazole, and Miconazolewill cause serious adverse effects. Narcotics and opiates such as morphine, hydrocodone, and oxycodone will also have interaction.

It will also interact with other benzodiazepines such as Alprazolam, Clorazepate, Estazolam, Flurazepam, Lorazepam, Triazolam, Chlordiazepoxide, Diazepam, Midazolam, and Temazepam. Also, some inhibitors such as Nelfinavir, Saquinavir, Fosamprenavir, Amprenavir, and Ritonavir.

Interaction of Klonopin with seizure and sleep medications

When consumed alcohol while on Klonopin it will increase the effects of side effects such as drowsiness, memory loss, difficulty in breathing and confusion. Other than this it may also include some serious side effects.

Hence it is strongly recommended not to take alcohol. The same side effects mentioned can also be experienced when Anesthetics react with Klonopin.

Therefore if you are undergoing any surgery, kindly notify your doctor and the surgeon before treatment. Other than this the same case exists for other antidepressants. When taken any other antidepressant medication along with Klonopin it will result in the enhanced side effects as that of the alcohol interactions.

These side effect may get worsen hence the health condition should be monitored periodically.

Anti-psychotic medication will have the same side effects as that of the antidepressant with this medication. Also, it has the increased risk of increasing the side effects too. Hence if you are on Klonopin reach your doctor and let him know before prescribing any Anti-psychotic medications.

Also, Barbiturates on influence with Klonopin will have increased side effects as that of the other interactions. Report your doctor if you opt to take any Barbiturate along with Klonopin.

Certain kind of antibiotics and antifungal can also cause the effects of drug interaction. This will increase the level of the medication in blood and will increase the risk of possible side effects. Seek doctors’ advice before combining these medications.

Narcotics and opiates are other common drug interaction which exfoliates the effects as that of alcohol interaction. Consult your doctor if you want to combine any Benzodiazepines with Klonopin

This medication is potential to increase certain side effects such as confusion, memory loss, breathing difficulty, drowsiness. And may also leads to severity is not treated on time.

Interaction with Protease inhibitors will enhance the Klonopin level in the blood.

Some kind of seizure medication will also actively involved in causing serious health problems. If you are on Klonopin, you are not recommended to take any sleeping medication without the knowledge of the doctor as this can cause side effects such as confusion, difficult to breathe, memory loss, drowsiness etc.

However, no serious effects are reported with sleeping medications with Klonopin. If any medications are to be combined with this medication you need to seek the doctor in prior.

Many medications mentioned above are not exhaustive to use with Klonopin and many other medications are not included in the above list. It is always advised to seek doctors’ advice before treatment.

It is very important to know the interactions of Klonopin with other drugs before getting into the treatment.


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