Rivotril 2mg is used to treat anxiety or panic disorder and anxiety in adults. It contains Clonazepam 2mg as the main content of the benzodiazepine class.
Clonazepam 2mg has a unique mechanism of action that is responsible for its powerful function. It appears by stimulating the activity of GABA receptors. The GABA receptor system mediates inhibitory or sedative effects of central nervous system clonazepam (CNS).
Contraindication of Rivotril 2mg (Clonazepam)
Rivotril is contraindicated under certain conditions, so a person should not use this medicine in the following situations.
Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant as it may cause harmful effects on the baby.
It should not be used by a person whose person is hypersensitive to Clonazepam or any substance in this medicine.
This medicine should not be used by a person taking itraconazole or ketoconazole.
Drug Interactions of Rivotril 2mg (Clonazepam)
Antimycotic drugs, such as itraconazole and ketoconazole;
Medicines used to treat HIV or AIDS
Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not store any medicines that have been completed. Store the medicine at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat and moisture.
The dosage of Rivotril 2mg (Clonazepam)
Rivotril is in the form of a tablet. Sweep the tablet with a glass of water. Take it at the same time to get the desired results. Do not take this medicine with alcoholic beverages as it can aggravate its adverse effects like sleep and dizziness.
Adult dose for bipolar disorder: 0.5 mg orally 3 times a day
Adult dose to panic disorder: 0.5 mg orally 3 times a day
Adult dose for seizure prophylaxis: 0.01 to 0.03 mg / kg / day 3 times a day
If you miss your dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next scheduled dose, skip the dose and continue with your normal dose.
Do not stop using this medicine unexpectedly as it may lead to withdrawal symptoms. Reduce the dose of this medicine slowly and finally quit completely
Do not take this medicine in large amounts as it may cause overdose symptoms. In case of emergency contact your doctor immediately.
Side effects: decreased libido, nervousness, sinusitis, anorexia, anxiety, dry mouth, dyspepsia, insomnia etc. These side effects do not last for a long time. They disappear when treatment is over.
Precautions for Rivotril 2 mg
You may feel sleepy after taking this medicine, avoiding driving or work requiring mental concentration.
It should not be given to glaucoma at angular closure.
It’s not for children.
It should be used with caution with some dietary supplements and herbal products.