CLONAZEPAM - clonazepam tablet
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CLONAZEPAM TABLETS, USP CIV
Read this Medication Guide before you start taking clonazepam 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 can cause serious side effects. Because stopping clonazepam suddenly can also cause serious problems, do not stop taking clonazepam without talking to your healthcare provider first.
What is the most important information I should know about clonazepam?
Do not stop taking clonazepam without first talking to your healthcare provider.
Stopping clonazepam suddenly can cause serious problems.
Clonazepam can cause serious side effects, including:
1. Clonazepam can slow your thinking and motor skills
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 without first talking to a healthcare provider.
Stopping clonazepam suddenly can cause serious problems. Stopping clonazepam suddenly can cause seizures that will not stop (status epilepticus).
3. Clonazepam may harm your unborn or developing baby.
4. Clonazepam can cause abuse and dependence.
Clonazepam is a federally controlled substance (C-IV) because it can be abused or lead to dependence. Keep clonazepam in a safe place to prevent misuse and abuse. Selling or giving away clonazepam 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 is clonazepam?
Clonazepam is a prescription medicine used alone or with other medicines to treat:
It is not known if clonazepam is safe or effective in treating panic disorder in children younger than 18 years old.
Who should not take clonazepam?
Do not take clonazepam 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?
Before you take clonazepam, 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 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?
What should I avoid while taking clonazepam?
What are the possible side effects of clonazepam?
See “What is the most important information I should know about clonazepam?”
Clonazepam 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.
The most common side effects of clonazepam include:
These are not all the possible side effects of clonazepam. 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 Actavis at 1-800-432-8534.
How should I store clonazepam?
Keep clonazepam and all medicines out of the reach of children.
General Information about clonazepam
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use clonazepam for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give clonazepam 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. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about clonazepam that is written for health professionals.
For more information, call Actavis at 1-800-432-8534.
What are the ingredients in clonazepam?
Active ingredient: clonazepam, USP
This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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