Klonopin 1 mg is a well-known medication for certain seizure disorders and panic disorders. Its generic name is Clonazepam which belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepine. Klonopin works by increasing certain chemical labels in the brain making you feel calm and relaxed. It is approved by the FDA to sell for medical use but needs a legal prescription from an authorized doctor. Besides this, Klonopin is also available in the Klonopin 2 mg variant.
Klonopin 1 mg is an oral tablet that can be taken with or without food. It is recommended not to crush, break, or chew the tablet and take it whole with some water. To get the best result follow the prescribed indication. Never take more than the prescribed doses and longer than the prescribed period to overcome drug dependence. Without proper guidance, abuse is very common in such medications. Klonopin abuse can cause dangerous side effects and sometimes death. These side effects are confusion, aggression, hallucination, shallow breathing, rapid heartbeat, chest pain, suicidal thoughts, and coma.
People with some medical conditions like liver disease, kidney problems, lung disease, glaucoma, and mental illness should inform their doctor before starting Klonopin medication. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should avoid taking this drug as it can pass from the mother to the baby and cause drug dependency in the baby. This drug is also not recommended for those people who have a history of alcohol and other drug addictions. It contains a narcotic substance similar to cocaine. Taking this drug along with other substances can cause overdose side effects. In long-term use, the user can become drug dependent.