What is clonazepam given for?
Clonazepam belongs to a group of medicines called benzodiazepines. It's used to control seizures or fits due to epilepsy, involuntary muscle spasms, panic disorder and sometimes restless legs syndrome. Clonazepam is available on prescription only.
What are side effects of clonazepam?
Clonazepam may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- problems with coordination.
- difficulty thinking or remembering.
- increased saliva.
- muscle or joint pain.
- frequent urination.
How long before going to bed should I take clonazepam?
The Klonopin for sleep dosage is typically 0.25-2.0 mg, 30 minutes before you go to bed; total daily Klonopin dosage should not exceed 4 mg per day.
Can I drink coffee with clonazepam?
Some studies have found that consuming caffeine can antagonize the effects of Klonopin. Because caffeine is a stimulant and Klonopin is a depressant, it is not a good idea to mix these two substances. Mixing caffeine and Klonopin in large doses can increase the chances of an adverse reaction.
Will Klonopin help me sleep?
The way Klonopin for sleep works is that it increases levels of a calming neurotransmitter in our brains. This helps to relieve our anxiety, prevents seizures, reduces the instance of awakenings from REM sleep disorders, and relaxes tense muscles.