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Clonazepam

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    Oral / IV
    Clonazepam
    Paxam, Rivotril 
     
    [Peak] 2-3 hours
    Half-life 18-50 hours
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Positively modulates GABAA receptors (BZ1 and BZ2), augmenting the inhibitory effects of the GABA neurotransmitter.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Acute anxiety
    • Tranquilization – in the acute psychiatric setting
    • Status epilepticus
    • Adverse Effects
    • Drowsiness
    • Hypersalivation
    • Muscle weakness
    • Vertigo
 
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