Klonopin , also known as clonazepam, is a benzodiazepine which is used to control seizures and treat panic disorder . It is also used to treat symptoms associated with Parkinsons disease and schizophrenia .
Klonopin is taken in the form of an oral tablet, usually three times a day, with or without food. Always follow the directions on your prescription label and never take more or less than what has been prescribed by your doctor.
Common side effects users may experience when taking Klonopin include drowsiness, fatigue, dizziness, diarrhea, upset stomach and changes in appetite. If you begin experiencing more serious side effects such as seizures, high fever, severe skin rash or an irregular heartbeat, contact your doctor for assistance as soon as possible.
Occasionally, Klonopin will be prescribed to treat twitching and to control pain. It may be prescribed to treat other medical conditions, as directed by your doctor.