Clonazepam – Uses, Risk Factors, and Side Effects

Background Clonazepam is a long-acting benzodiazepine used to treat various seizures, including myotonic or atonic seizures, photosensitive epilepsy, and absence seizures, although tolerance may develop. The agent has also been indicated for treating panic disorder. The mechanism of action appears to involve the enhancement of gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor responses. Since being first patented in 1960 and then released for sale …

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