Klonopin indications



MedConnections Forums KLONOPIN Dosage Side Effect Coupon

3/21/2015
03:50 | Author: Victoria Brooks
Klonopin indications
MedConnections Forums KLONOPIN Dosage Side Effect Coupon

Fri Jul 01, 2011 7:00 am. KLONOPIN Full Package Insert (PDF). KLONOPIN Image 1. KLONOPIN (CLONAZEPAM) KLONOPIN: Indications and Usage.

Recent reports suggest an association between the use of anticonvulsant drugs by women with epilepsy and an elevated incidence of birth defects in children born to these women. Data are more extensive with respect to diphenylhydantoin and phenobarbital, but these are also the most commonly prescribed anticonvulsants; less systematic or anecdotal reports suggest a possible similar association with the use of all known anticonvulsant drugs.

Miscellaneous: Dehydration, general deterioration, fever, lymphadenopathy, weight loss or gain.

Table 1 shows absolute and relative risk by indication for all evaluated AEDs.

Since Klonopin produces CNS depression, patients receiving this drug should be cautioned against engaging in hazardous occupations requiring mental alertness, such as operating machinery or driving a motor vehicle.

Appropriate Use of Psychotropic Drugs in Nursing Homes

11/29/2015
11:30 | Author: Sydney Birch
Klonopin indications
Appropriate Use of Psychotropic Drugs in Nursing Homes

In dose or duration, or used in the presence of adverse effects or without adequate monitoring or indication Clonazepam (Klonopin). 1.5.

Can cause depression, sedation and orthostatic hypotension Miscellaneous Antihistamines† Highly anticholinergic Cyclandelate (Cyclospasmol).

Am Fam Physician. 2000 Mar 1;61(5):

Decreased renal clearance; doses should rarely exceed 0.125 mg except when treating arrhythmias Methyldopa (Aldomet).

Can cause depression, sedation and orthostatic hypotension Miscellaneous Antihistamines† Highly anticholinergic Cyclandelate (Cyclospasmol).

Medical, environmental and psychosocial causes of behavioral problems must be ruled out, and nonpharmacologic management must be attempted before psychotropic drugs are prescribed to nursing home residents.

Klonopin (Rivotril, Clonazepam), Page 1

4/22/2015
04:40 | Author: Nathan Leman
Klonopin indications
Klonopin (Rivotril, Clonazepam), Page 1

INDICATIONS AND USAGE. Seizure Disorders. Klonopin is useful alone or as an adjunct in the treatment of the Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Recent reports suggest an association between the use of anticonvulsant drugs by women with epilepsy and an elevated incidence of birth defects in children born to these women. Data are more extensive with respect to diphenylhydantoin and phenobarbital, but these are also the most commonly prescribed anticonvulsants; less systematic or anecdotal reports suggest a possible similar association with the use of all known anticonvulsant drugs.

Data from several sources raise concerns about the use of Klonopin during pregnancy.

Anyone considering prescribing Klonopin or any other AED must balance the risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior with the risk of untreated illness.

Klonopin (clonazepam) dosing, indications, interactions, adverse

6/24/2015
06:20 | Author: Gabriel Macduff
Klonopin indications
Klonopin (clonazepam) dosing, indications, interactions, adverse

0.25 mg PO q12hr initially; may increase to 1 mg/day after 3 days (up to 4 mg/day in some patients). Seizure Disorders. 1.5 mg/day PO divided.

<10 years or <30 kg Dosing Considerations Discontinuation of treatment Adverse Effects >10% Somnolence (37%) 1-10%

Pregnancy category: D Lactation: Do not nurse.

Discontinuation of treatment: Withdraw treatment gradually; decrease the dose q3Days by 0.125 mg PO q12hr until compley withdrawn Dosing Modifications.

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1.5 mg/day PO divided q8hr; increase by 0.5-1 mg q3Days until desired effect achieved; not to exceed 20 mg/day Maintenance dose: 0.05-0.2 mg/kg PO; not to exceed 20 mg/day Hyperekplexia (Orphan) Orphan indication sponsor.

Increased salivation Worsening tonic-clonic seizures Contraindications & Cautions Contraindications.

Bioavailability: 90% Onset: 20-60 min Peak plasma time: 1-3 hr; 5-7 days (steady state) Distribution.

Recurrent, Acute, Repetitive Seizures (Orphan).

Metabolized by CYP3A4 (minor), glucuronic acid conjugation Metabolites: Inactive Elimination.

Significant hepatic impairment Documented hypersensitivity Acute alcohol intoxication Myasthenia gravis (allowable in limited circumstances) Narrow angle glaucoma (questionable) Severe respiratory depression Depressed neuroses Psychotic reactions IV use in shock, coma, depressed respiration, patients who recently received other respiratory depressants Cautions.

Dosing Forms & Strengths tablet: Schedule IV Seizure Disorders <6 years.

Half-life: Adults (18-50 hr); children (22-33 hr) Excretion: Urine.

Protein bound: 85% Vd: 1.5-4.4 L/kg Metabolism.

Withdraw gradually when used for panic disorder Use caution in COPD, sleep apnea, renal/hepatic disease, open-angle glaucoma (questionable), depression, suicidal ideation May cause CNS depression and impairs ability to perform hazardous tasks Hyperactive or aggressive behavior reported with benzodiazepines in pediatric/adolescent patients and in psychiatric patients Increased risk of suicidal thoughts/behavior reported with antiepileptic agents; monitor patient for suicidal behavior and notify health-care provider immediay Pregnancy & Lactation.

0.25 mg PO q12hr initially; may increase to 1 mg/day after 3 days (up to 4 mg/day in some patients) Seizure Disorders.

Long-acting benzodiazepine that increases the presynaptic GABA inhibition and reduces the monosynaptic and polysynaptic reflexes.

0.25 mg xanax

12/30/2015
12:40 | Author: Gabriel Macduff
Klonopin indications
0.25 mg xanax

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