Clonotril 2 mg Tablet

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Clonotril 2 mg Tablet


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MANUFACTURER

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Clonazepam (2mg)

INTRODUCTION OF CLONOTRIL TABLET

Clonotril 2 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat epilepsy (seizures), panic and anxiety disorder. It helps to decrease the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells and calms the brain.

Clonotril 2 mg Tablet is taken by mouth with or without food. However, take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor as it has high potential of habit-forming. If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. You should not stop this medicine suddenly without talking to doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency and can cause nausea, anxiety, flu-like symptoms and muscle pain.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes dry mouth, palpitations, memory impairment, depression and confusion. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. It may cause weight gain or weight loss as side effects can vary from person to person. To prevent weight gain, you can eat a balanced diet and should exercise regularly whereas weight loss can be prevented by increasing food portions in your diet. It is important to inform doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or depression as this medicine may cause suicidal thoughts.

USES OF CLONOTRIL TABLET

  • Anxiety disorder
  • Epilepsy/Seizures

CLONOTRIL TABLET SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Drowsiness
  • Coordination impaired

HOW TO USE CLONOTRIL TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Clonotril 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW CLONOTRIL TABLET WORKS

Clonotril 2 mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

CLONOTRIL TABLET RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
Clonotril 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
warnings Pregnancy
Clonotril 2 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Lactation
Clonotril 2 mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
warnings Driving
Clonotril 2 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
warnings Kidney
Clonotril 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clonotril 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Clonotril 2 mg Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
warnings Liver
Clonotril 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clonotril 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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