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Clonam 0.5mg Tablets

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Clonam 0.5 MG Description

Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet is a medicine used to manage epilepsy (seizures) and anxiety disorders. Clonam 0.5 mg Tablets help reduce abnormal and excessive nerve cell activity in the brain, thereby relaxin

g it. It belongs to the Benzodiazepine (BZD or tranquilisers) class of medicines. The active ingredient of Clonam 0.5 mg Tablets is Clonazepam. Clonam 0.5 mg tablet is also used in the treatment of panic disorders, such as sudden, intense fear and tension caused by stress. Frequent side effects of Clonam 0.5 mg include fatigue, depression, memory loss, disorientation, and dizziness. Because clonazepam has a strong habit-forming potential, follow the doctor's instructions completely. Stopping Clonam 0.5 MG Tablet suddenly might produce withdrawal symptoms such as irritability, impaired vision, and other issues. Inform your doctor about your medical history, especially about any heart, liver, or kidney issues. All other active medications should be disclosed to your doctor to avoid Clonam 0.5 mg interaction with other medications. Consult your doctor before using Clonam 0.5 MG Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.


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ContainsClonazepam(0.5 Mg)
UsesAnxiety disorder, Seizures, Epilepsy
Side effectsFatigue, Depression, Impaired coordination, Dizziness and Sleepiness
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Uses of Clonam 0.5 MG

  • As per CDSCO clonazepam is used in,
  • Treatment of Epilepsy
  • Management of symptoms of different types of seizures
  • Alleviating the symptoms of anxiety disorder like intense fear

Contraindications of Clonam 0.5 MG

If you are hypersensitive or allergic to clonazepam or any of the other components. If you have active liver problems. In the liver, this medication is broken down and absorbed before it is elimina...
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Side effects of Clonam 0.5 MG

  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Impaired coordination
  • Memory impairment

Precautions and Warnings of Clonam 0.5 MG



Can I take Clonam 0.5 mg during pregnancy?
No. Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet poses a risk and is unsafe for the growing foetus. Pregnant women should only take this medicine if it is necessary, or in some life-threatening instances where the benefits outweigh the risks. Consulting your doctor before taking this medication is essential.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Clonam 0.5 mg while breastfeeding?
Clonam 0.5 mg tablets can be taken by nursing moms on doctors' recommendation. It is safe to take Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet while breastfeeding as it does not transfer into breast milk in large amounts and does not harm the newborn.


Can I drive if I have taken Clonam 0.5 mg?
Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet frequently causes drowsiness. It also causes amnesia and impairs muscular function, both of which can impair your driving skills. Drowsiness can sometimes last till the next day. As a result, you should avoid driving if Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet makes you tired or impairs your awareness.


Can I consume alcohol with the Clonam 0.5 mg?
No, drinking alcohol while taking Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet is not suggested because it can cause breathing issues, tiredness, and heart problems. When you take Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet with alcohol, your breathing may become so shallow that you won't be able to wake up. This can be potentially life-threatening.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have suicidal thoughts and experience suicidal tendencies while taking this medication. Report any such incident to your doctor so that counselling and monitoring can be done regularly.
  • You have a history of medicine dependence and abuse. Clonam 0.5 mg tablet can be habit-forming and must not be taken in large quantities over an extended period. As a result, any changes in mood or be...
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  • Older persons should use Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet with extreme caution due to the increased risk of sedation (drowsiness) and muscle weakness.

Mode of Action of Clonam 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Clonam-0.5 mg Tablet works by raising GABA (Gamma-aminobutyric acid) levels in the brain, a relaxing neurotransmitter produced by neurons. It aids in reducing anxiety and relaxing tight muscles. C...
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Directions for Use of Clonam 0.5 MG

  • Follow the doctor's instructions when taking the Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet.
  • Take the whole pill without breaking it or crushing it.
  • It is a non-chewable tablet, so do not chew it.
  • While using the prescription, ensure to follow all of the instructions on the label.
  • Make sure to take the tablet with food daily at the same time.

Interactions of Clonam 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Atenolol and clonazepam interaction can lower blood pressure in those with hypertension.
  • Carbamazepine may raise clonazepam's serum level and lead to toxicity.
  • Cetirizine may increase clonazepam metabolism and reduce therapeutic impact; use an alternative sedative/hypnotic medicine instead.
  • Codeine medicines are known to interact with Clonam 0.5mg.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid having caffeine-containing foods like tea, coffee, chocolates, and so on while using Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet. This is because caffeine stimulates the brain, whereas Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet relaxes it....
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Storage and disposal of Clonam 0.5 MG

The medicine should be kept in a well-sealed container. Follow the box or label's directions for storage. It should be kept at room temperature, away from heat and light. It should be kept away from t...
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Dosage of Clonam 0.5 MG


Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet should never be taken more than the recommended dose. If you think you've taken too much, get medical care straight away or call your doctor. Overdose symptoms of Clonam 0.5mg ar...
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Missed a Dose

Remember to take your Clonam 0.5 mg Tablets on schedule. If you forget to take it, make sure to take it as soon as possible. Skip the missed dose and return to the regular schedule if the dose is dela...
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Content Details


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: If I start feeling better, can I stop taking Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet?

A: No. You should not abruptly stop using Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet, as withdrawal symptoms such as depression, nervousness, difficulty sleeping, irritability, sweating, upset stomach, or diarrhoea may occur. Stopping it abruptly may reactivate the symptoms, making them more difficult to manage.

Q: Is Clonam 0.5 mg tablet a habit-forming medicine?

A: Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet can be habit-forming if consumed in large doses or for an extended period. Those with a history of drinking or medicine misuse are more prone to developing a habit. As a result, Clonam 0.5 Tablet should be taken for as little time and at the lowest effective dose possible. This medicine should be consumed only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Is Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet a sedative?

A: Clonam 0.5 mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine medication that manages anxiety, stops seizures (fits), and calms tense muscles. If given to aid with sleeping problems, this can also help relieve insomnia. It is usually prescribed temporarily. Always take it according to the doctor's instructions for dosage and duration.
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 11:20 PM (IST)
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