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clonazepam for Restless Legs Syndrome: I've been taking tramadol for the past few years and forgot I even had restless legs syndrome. I'm going off tramadol so I can try Cymbalta. Once down to 100mg of tramadol my restless legs syndrome reappeared so my doctor prescribed Clonazepam, for 2 nights in a row I've tried this, up to 2mg and it only intensifies my RLS, which is more like RLB (body). Even the next day my body is so incredibly restless, especially my upper arms/shoulders. Unfortunately I'm having to stop this and the Cymbalta to go back to Tramadol as I can't take another sleepless/restless night.
Klonopin (clonazepam) for Insomnia: I have had insomnia for over 20 years. It had caused my overall health to decline, including chronic migraines, and depression. I have tried several medications but nothing worked. Other medicines would either make me anxious, groggy during the day, or have no affect. Finally, six years ago I was prescribed Klonopin. It was a miracle, finally I felt rested and happy. I was no longer tired, anxious or depressed. It also helped with my migraines and seizures. I know many people worry about staying on it long term, but to me the benefits out way any side effects (none found). To me, I'd rather take Klonopin the rest of my life, just like those who take aspirins daily for their heart, because it allows me to live a happy, productive life.
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Klonopin (clonazepam) for Anxiety: I have panic attacks and I stress myself to no end about everything, just can't seem to be calm down or assured about anything. Sometimes I don't even want to be around people or have conversations. This medicine is the best, its quick, calming and I feel warm cozy and happy again. Sleep really awesome too. No bad side effects. I take 2mg.
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clonazepam for Anxiety: When I'm feeling my anxiety start knowing that this could ruin my day and the day of those that depend on me I just take 1mg of clonazepam and within 15-30mins I feel relaxed and on track again.
Klonopin (clonazepam) for Panic Disorder: Clonazepam makes me dizzy, sick, chilled, headache, constipation, depressed, antisocial and constant nasal drip from my nose to throat. Not to mention starving all the time.
I asked my dr because I go into fits of rage if there was something that she could give me to instantly calm me down. I've been on several mood stabilizors and they just arent working like they used to. So she prescribed me this.
clonazepam for Periodic Limb Movement Disorder: Excellent! The only side effect is that if I missed one night it will be impossible to sleep. I only have 1mg before going to sleep and I have my nights back.
clonazepam for Anxiety: I have had anxiety/panic disorder for 8 yrs now. When I had my 1st attack I went to the ER and they just told me it was all in my head, wrong. After about the 7th one is when they said I have the disorder, they tried everything you can think of until my Dr. tried clonazepam every since then I take as directed and I'm doing wonderful, I've had a couple of small ones since but nothing compared to before. Just remember, you are not the only one with this problem, I thought that for awhile myself until I started talking to other people with the same issues. Hope it helps.
clonazepam for Anxiety: I have been on benzodiazepines for 20 years and it is # 3 on my list of what works best for treatment of general anxiety, social anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder and panic disorder.
Klonopin (clonazepam) for Panic Disorder: I've been on many medicines, from Depakote, Geodon, Lamictal, Wellbutrin, Buspar, Adderall, etc. and Klonopin has been the best hands down. Mind you I am 23 yrs old and a girl, my new doctor was appalled on all the medicines others put me on. The Klonopin works very well for me.
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Klonopin (clonazepam) for Panic Disorder: I had my first panic attack in college and it changed my life forever. I was initially put on Xanax to combat my anxiety, but it eventually took more and more doses to achieve the same affect. Another doctor took me off of Xanax and put me on Klonopin, he explained that it is not as addictive and does not have the peaks and valleys that the prior drug has. I would not get on highways, left hand turning lanes, big open spaces, or want to walk far away from my home. Klonopin gave me my life back and allows me to function as normally as possible. I still have some issues but for the most part I can lead a productive life. I take 2 half milligrams a day and that works for me. Thank goodness for the researchers that created Klonopin!
Klonopin (clonazepam) for Anxiety: Klonopin has totally eliminated my irrational anxiety attacks. It has been prescribed for me for my myoclonus, a condition in which my body jerks uncontrollably the more relaxed that I get. So I take it every night.
It is addictive, but I need it to sleep and with it has been this remarkable change with my anxiety. It's worth it.
Klonopin (clonazepam) for Panic Disorder: Tried many of the medicines for panic and severe anxiety. Klonopin works very well and doesn't make doing day to day things difficult by being "out of it". I have no side effects that I know of and I have taken it for 10 years now.
Klonopin (clonazepam) for Anxiety: Klonopin is truly the best medication for anxiety and panic attacks! I just started taking 0.5mg yesterday and for the first time in years I am so happy and even smiling again. The anxiety is gone as well. Thank you for making this medicine!
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clonazepam for Panic Disorder: This is very good medicine for panic and anxiety. Sometimes it is necessary to check for depression. I was taking it for about 8 years and slowly reduced and stopped. I reduced it to 0.25mg first for a week, then 0.125mg next week, then alternate days and then I used to have a tab or so and take only when necessary. It is necessary to learn to avoid anxiety to drop this medicine.
Klonopin (clonazepam) for Restless Legs Syndrome: I have suffered with restless legs for years and after trying many different drugs my Dr came across this one. I was reluctant as nothing else had worked. It was a miracle how well it worked. Finally I was able to sleep at night without the aching which I refereed to as Chinese torture. Then my Dr of 39 yrs decides to retire and the new Dr refuses to give it to me. There should be a law against a Dr retiring without a replacement and leaving you to just hope that the next Dr you get will give you refills on your medicines that you need.
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Klonopin (clonazepam) for Insomnia: I am a 48 year old woman and for the past couple of years I either never went to sleep or only slept a couple of hours each night. I am not a person who likes to take medication but found myself desperate because lack of sleep was interfering with the quality of my life. I am a teacher and mother so being sleep deprived was hard. I tried melatonin with little luck. A Dr. prescribed Ambien but I felt so groggy the next morning. Finally, a Dr. prescribed Klonopin 0.5 mg and even though I was reluctant, I was desperate and tried it. It worked the first night. I am able to get up in the middle of the night with my children if I need to. I awake feeling refreshed. It has changed my life. I do worry about long term use but will continue for now.
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clonazepam for Anxiety: Absolutely wonderful medicine at alleviating anxious states. I take 0.5-1.5mg occasionally as needed, transforms anxiety and panic into a state of relaxation and tranquility allowing me to drop off into a deep sleep or have a productive day. I have no side effects whatsoever such as; sedation, dizziness or amnesia.
Klonopin (clonazepam) for Anxiety: Also I forgot to mention in a previous review that timing is the key to these types of drugs. 1.5 hours is the time it takes to work for me but may vary with different people. Sometimes I get to my night class early and take a Klonopin well in advance so I wont be under the influence when I'm driving to class. Basically you have to experiment at first with the timing to get a feel of works best for you.
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