March 24, 2023

In this video we talked about Medicine for anxiety, which is the Clonazepam drug — Use of Medicine | Dosage | Side Effects | Warnings: Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines are the most widely used anxiolytic drugs. The benzodiazepines are more effective and safer. They have largely replaced barbiturates and meprobamate in the treatment of anxiety.

Hello today we are going to talk about clonazepam drug but before we start if you haven’t subscribed to the channel subscribe to it and press the bell icon for the latest updates table of objectives overview indications side effects warnings dosage and brands let’s start with the overview clonazepam is a benzodiazepine benzodiazepines are the most widely used

Inxiolytic drugs the benzodiazepines are more effective and safer they have largely replaced barbiturates and miprobimate in the treatment of anxiety so what are the indications of the clonazepam drug clonazepam is primarily indicated in conditions like all forms of epilepsy atypical absence bipolar affective disorder bipolar disorders chore form movements

Drug-induced dyskinesias epilepsy full urine pain infantile spasms lennox gastot syndrome myoclonic seizures myoclonus panic attack status epilepticus now contraindication clonazepam is contraindicated in conditions like respiratory depression acute pulmonary insufficiency hypersensitivity now the main part of the video side effects the severe irreversible adverse

Effects of clonazepam which give rise to further complications include thrombocytopenia blood dyscrasias abnormal lft clonazepam produces potentially life-threatening effects which include apnea and hypotension which are responsible for the discontinuation of clonazepam therapy the signs and symptoms that are produced after the acute overdosage of clonazepam include

Drowsiness hypotonia ataxia and somnolence the symptomatic adverse reactions produced by clonazepam are more or less tolerable and if they become severe they can be treated symptomatically these include dizziness drowsiness fatigue anorexia tachycardia sleep disturbance rashes vertigo impotence loss of libido someone’s macular hypotonia coordination disturbances

Abnormal thirst skin pigmentation facial edema increased intracranial pressure and vision disturbances warnings it should be used with caution in patients with chronic pulmonary insufficiency or impairment of hepatic or renal function and in debilitated patients perform periodic blood counts and liver function tests during long-term therapy clonazepam should be

Used with caution in patients if increased salivation cause respiratory difficulty because it may produce an increase in salivation give the least amount of drug to patients in whom depression accompanies anxiety and suicidal tendencies may be present it should be used with caution if it contains tartrazine in patients with aspirin hypersensitivity because it

May cause an allergic reaction high-risk groups the drug should not be given to pediatrics pregnant mothers geriatrics and neonates if prescribing authority justifies the benefits of the drug against a possible damages he or she should re-evaluate them and consult the reference material in previous studies now dosage the adult dose is 0.5 to 1 milligram single

Dose 0.75 frequency 24 hourly root po initial dose 1 to 2 milligrams single dose 1.5 frequency 6 hourly root po maintenance now neonatal dosage dose 31.25 kilogram single dose 31 frequency 24 hourly root oral load for once dose 62.5 kilograms single dose 62 frequency 12 hourly root oral maintenance as required now pedriatic dosage dose 25 kilograms single dose

25 frequency 24 hourly root oral initially at night dose 50 to 150 kilogram single dose 100 frequency 12 hourly root oral last part of the video brands rivetrol chlorist and nays thanks for watching i hope you guys like the video and subscribe to the channel bye for now

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Clonazepam (Medicine for anxiety) | Overview | Use of Medicine | Dosage | Side Effects | Warnings By AI – Medical School