Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD

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Overview

Uses of Clonza Tablet MD

Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorder.

Clonza Tablet MD side effects

Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use Clonza Tablet MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Clonza Tablet MD works

Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Clonza Tablet MD related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Clonza Tablet MD?

If you miss a dose of Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • If you are taking Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Clonza 2 mg Tablet MD is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Clonza with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Clonza

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my wife PATIENT suffering from Epilepsy. she gets it generally when she is feeling weak or exhausted or if she has some small accident at home /outside which hurts her body part little severely. we did follow a course of epilepsy tablets for 6 month in 2010 but it was exhausting her and health was further deteriorating. hence stopped that. this year it happened twice every time with reason. me and family support her all the way emotionally / mentally. also makes sure that she is having proper diet and sleep. please advise what best can be done medicine wise and in terms of improving health by diet or nah other ways. thank you
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Daer PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic remedy for your complaint:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPS LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
What is the suitable medicine in homeopathy for epilepsy for middle people event hough they are using English medicine like levers xr 750and Valero cr300twice a dsy
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPShttp://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Clonza while taking a dietary supplement?
It depends on what kind of dietary supplement it is. Normally absorption of Clonza is not affected by food and other vitamins. Consult your doctor before you start taking the medication.
Q. Which medication is best, alprazolam or Clonza?
Both are equally effective as suggested in different research studies.
Q. What is the difference between clotiazepam and Clonza?
Clotiazepam is a benzodiazepine which has anxiolytic, sedative and antiepileptic property. It differs from other benzodiazepines (Clonza) in that the benzene ring is replaced by thiophene ring. Clinical use of clotiazepam is relatively low.
Q. Which medication is best, lorazepam or Clonza?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Which medication is best, diazepam or Clonza?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can Clonza affect my sex drive?
There are few reports but it is not so common. Clonza does not affect the sexual drive in all the patients.
Q. Is Clonza a narcotic?
No. Clonza is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Q. Is Clonza muscle relaxant?
Clonza is approved for the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and epilepsy. Some research studies have shown it has got muscle relaxant properties.
Q. Can I take vitamin B along with Clonza?
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin B when taken with Clonza.
Q. Can I take vitamin C along with Clonza?
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin C when taken with Clonza.
Q. Can I take Clonza while I am on hepatitis C treatment?
The treatment of hepatitis C includes many drugs and the side effects depends on which drug you are prescribed.
Q. Can Clonza cause euphoria?
No. Clonza does not cause euphoria. It causes sleepiness, dizziness etc.
Q. Can Clonza get you high?
Clonza does not make you feel high.
Q. Can Clonza be replaced with paroxetine?
No. both are different medication. Clonza is an antianxiety, anticonvulsant drug whereas Paroxetine is an antidepressant medication
Q. Can Clonza cause rash?
Clonza is not commonly known to cause a rash but hypersensitive individuals can develop a rash.
Q. Is Clonza the best choice for restless legs syndrome?
There are other treatment modalities for restless leg syndrome but among these benzodiazepine class of drug Clonza is most studied drug. It is not approved for restless leg syndrome but used off label.
Q. How is bupropion different than Clonza?
Bupropion is in the treatment of depression and for smoking cessation. Clonza is an anti-seizure and anti-anxiety medicine.
Q. Can I take Clonza along with zolpidem?
No. You should avoid taking these two medications together. They both induce sleep and taking them together can lead to increased sleepiness, decreased concentration, ataxia and abnormal co-ordination.
Q. Which medication is better, Clonza or clobazam?
Clobazam causes less sedation as compared to Clonza as seen in few research studies.In few studies, clobazam showed a good retention when given for a longer period whereas Clonza needs a dose escalation.
Q. Can I take Clonza along with fluoxetine?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Q. Can I take Clonza while I am also taking antibiotics?
It depends on which antibiotics you are on treatment. Consult your doctor before starting these medications.
Q. Can I take Clonza along with escitalopram?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Q. Which medication is better, Clonza or nitrazepam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can I take Clonza along with paracetamol?
Yes. You can take prescribed doses of paracetamol with Clonza. Inform your doctor if you have any allergy or liver problems before starting these medications.
Q. Which is stronger Clonza or oxazepam?
We could not find any direct studies comparing Clonza with oxazepam. However, oxazepam is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with a slow onset of action.
Q. Which medication is better Clonza or etizolam?
Etizolam is a short acting drug and its structure is a bit different from the benzodiazepines class of drugs. Both are used in inducing sleep and relieving anxiety however it depends.
Q. When does Clonza expire?
The expiry date of Clonza is given on the tablet strip and provided by the manufacturer.
Q. How does Clonza affect the brain?
Clonza works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Q. Can I take Clonza along with coffee?
Yes. There are no major interactions known between coffee and Clonza.
Q. What is the difference between Clonza and zopiclone?
Clonza is an anti-siezure, antianxiety medication. Zopiclone is a sedating drug from different class and it is only used for inducing sleep
Q. What is the difference between Clonza and olanzapine?
Clonza is an anti-seizure, antianxiety medication. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication.
Q. Can Clonza cause low blood pressure?
Clonza is not known to cause low blood pressure commonly. It can cause palpitation in some patients.
Q. Can I use Clonza for sciatica?
No. Clonza is not a known medication for sciatica. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Q. Can tremors be treated with Clonza?
Clonza is not an approved drugs for treatment of tremors. However, in some research studies, it has been shown Clonza is effective
Q. Can I use Clonza for nausea?
No. Clonza is not a medication for nausea. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Q. Can I use Clonza for a headache?
No. Clonza is not a medication for a headache. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Q. Can I use Clonza for vertigo?
No. Clonza is not a medication for vertigo. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication. However, few studies have shown its effectiveness in vertigo.
Q. Can insomnia be treated with Clonza?
Yes. Though Clonza is not approved for treatment of insomnia. Clonza is used off-label for the treatment of sleep disorders.
Q. Can I use Clonza for depression?
No. Clonza is not a medication for depression. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating depression.
Q. Can I use Clonza in pain management?
No. Clonza is not a medication for management of pain disorders. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating pain. Few studies have failed to prove the effectiveness of Clonza in pain management.
Q. What is the good time to take Clonza?
It is given mostly at night as it causes sedation.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2017.
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