CLONAZEPAM- clonazepam tablet, orally disintegrating 
Barr Laboratories Inc.

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Medication Guide

CLONAZEPAM (kloe-NA-za-pam)

ORALLY DISINTEGRATING TABLETS USP CIV

Rx only

Read this Medication Guide before you start taking clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking to your healthcare provider about your medical condition or treatment.

Clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets can cause serious side effects. Because stopping clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets suddenly can also cause serious problems, do not stop taking clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets without talking to your healthcare provider first.

What is the most important information I should know about clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets?

Do not stop taking clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets without first talking to your healthcare provider.

Stopping clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets suddenly can cause serious problems.

Clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets can cause serious side effects, including:

1.Clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets can slow your thinking and motor skills

2.Like other antiepileptic drugs, clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets may cause suicidal thoughts or actions in a very small number of people, about 1 in 500.

Call a healthcare provider right away if you have any of these symptoms, especially if they are new, worse, or worry you:

How can I watch for early symptoms of suicidal thoughts and actions?

Call your healthcare provider between visits as needed, especially if you are worried about symptoms.

Suicidal thoughts or actions can be caused by things other than medicines. If you have suicidal thoughts or actions, your healthcare provider may check for other causes.

Do not stop clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets without first talking to a healthcare provider.

Stopping clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets suddenly can cause serious problems. Stopping clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets suddenly can cause seizures that will not stop (status epilepticus).

3.Clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets may harm your unborn or developing baby.

4.Clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets can cause abuse and dependence.

Clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets are a federally controlled substance (C-IV) because they can be abused or lead to dependence. Keep clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets in a safe place to prevent misuse and abuse. Selling or giving away clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets may harm others, and is against the law. Tell your doctor if you have ever abused or been dependent on alcohol, prescription medicines or street drugs.

What are clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets?

Clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets are a prescription medicine used alone or with other medicines to treat:

It is not known if clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets are safe or effective in treating panic disorder in children younger than 18 years old.

Who should not take clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets?

Do not take clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets if you:

Ask your healthcare provider if you are not sure if you have any of the problems listed above.

What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets?

Before you take clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets, tell your healthcare provider if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Taking clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets with certain other medicines can cause side effects or affect how well they work. Do not start or stop other medicines without talking to your healthcare provider.

Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them and show it to your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

How should I take clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets?

What should I avoid while taking clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets?

What are the possible side effects of clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets?

See “What is the most important information I should know about clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets?”

Clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets can also make your seizures happen more often or make them worse. Call your healthcare provider right away if your seizures get worse while taking clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets.

The most common side effects of clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets include:

These are not all the possible side effects of clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or TEVA USA, PHARMACOVIGILANCE at tel: 1-888-838-2872, X6351 or drug.safety@tevapharm.com.

How should I store clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets?

Keep clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets and all medicines out of the reach of children.

General Information about clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets for a condition for which they were not prescribed. Do not give clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.

This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets that is written for health professionals.

For more information, call 1-800-227-7522.

What are the ingredients in clonazepam orally disintegrating tablets?

Active ingredient: clonazepam, USP

Inactive ingredients: aspartame powder, colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, magnesium stearate, mannitol, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium stearyl fumarate, strawberry flavor and xylitol.

This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA

Sellersville, PA 18960

Rev. C 6/2012

Revised: 07/2013
 
Barr Laboratories Inc.