after telling my doctor what happened, he prescribed me with clonazepam and each time that i have been going out of the medication i get a seizure within a few days i have noticed. Are getting seizures a possible side effect for these types of medications?
Oh yes, ask any doctor, coming off of benzo's cold turkey can DEFINITELY cause seizures! The medication themselves don't, but stopping either one after taking it regularly can indeed be an incredibly risky thing! Your doctor should be made aware that when you run out you have seizures, which can lead to LONG TERM DAMAGE! Seizures are VERY dangerous! If you are having trouble with the medication, and running out before time for refills, you may need to discuss with your doctor ways to taper off to avoid withdrawal. If you have a dependency issue, there are ways to help you come off those meds without seizure being such a risk. PLEASE talk to your doctor ASAP! Best wishes!!
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