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Is clonopin classified as narcotic?

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Inactive 20 Oct 2012

Hello Ashes_2485. If you mean klonopin, it is a benzodiazepine that is used for anxiety. It is not a narcotic or classed as one. I am giving you a link to read about it below in blue. Just click on it. Best wishes...
https://www.drugs.com/klonopin.html

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Dumpster Diver 20 Oct 2012

I'm a long time user of klonopin, but I looked up the link Mary provided
and it was very interesting. Thanx, Mary of many #s! DD.

Inactive 20 Oct 2012

Your welcome my friend... Mary

hope03743 16 Oct 2014

It's Clonazepam.

angel1662 20 Oct 2012

Hello Ashes 2485.
Klonopin is not a narcotic, it is a benzodiazapene, used for many things such as panic disorder, anxiety disorder, it is also sedative so people should avoid alcohol when taking this med..hope this helped

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Inactive 20 Oct 2012

As the lovely ladies say:

Klonopin is used in the treatment of anxiety; bipolar disorder; panic disorder; seizure prevention; periodic limb movement disorder and belongs to the drug classes benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines.

As Angel says avoid alcohol with any benzodiazepine , this may increase the risk of possible side effcts:

https://www.drugs.com/sfx/klonopin-side-effects.html

Take care,

maso.-

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angel1662 20 Oct 2012

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Inactive 20 Oct 2012

What you may be thinking is that Klonopin, or Clonazapam is a CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE. Narcotics are also controlled substances, but they are in different categories.

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alcon1502 21 Oct 2012

Hi,klonpin is clasified as benzo. It was fist used as anticonvulsant med.then later use for anxiety dissorders. This is not a narcotic.
Alcon

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