Clonotril 1mg Tablet
Clonotril 1mg Tablet
Clonotril 1mg Tablet
Clonotril 1mg Tablet
Clonotril 1mg Tablet
Clonotril 1mg Tablet

Clonotril 1mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Clonotril tablet is a prescription medication used to treat mood disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, and epilepsy (seizures). The active ingredient of the Clonotril tablet is Clonazepam. The mod...
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ContainsClonazepam(1.0 Mg)
UsesAnxiety disorder, Seizure disorder, Comorbid depression, Panic disorder
Side effectsFatigue, Nausea, Depression, Muscle pain, Difficulty speaking, Increased salivation
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Clonotril 1 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Clonotril tablets are used for the following:
  • Treatment of anxiety and panic disorders (both are mood disorders).
  • Treatment of certain types of seizure disorders like myoclonic and akinetic seizures.
  • Managing conditions such as comorbid depression (depression associated with other conditions).

Contraindications of Clonotril 1 MG

  • If you have an allergic reaction to any ingredient of Clonotril tablet.
  • If you have severe liver disease.
  • If you are planning a pregnancy or are pregnant.
  • If you have been diagnosed with narrow-angle glaucoma (an eye condition that increases fluid pressure in the eye), this medicine can worsen this condition.
  • If you have been noticing mood changes, self-harming or suicidal thoughts.
  • If you have a history of recreational drug or alcohol abuse.
  • If you have any respiratory conditions; this medicine causes excess secretions and causes breathing problems.
  • If you want to drive or operate heavy machinery.
  • If you have been diagnosed with certain blood disorders.
  • If you have been diagnosed with severe depression or using antidepressant medicines.

Side effects of Clonotril 1 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Depression
  • Memory problems
  • Nervousness
  • Blurred vision

Precautions and Warnings of Clonotril 1 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Clonotril tablets during pregnancy?
A:
No, Clonotril tablets can be unsafe for pregnant women. A few studies have proven a definite risk to the foetus. They showed that the baby may develop congenital disorders, especially when the medication is taken in the first trimester. Sometimes doctors may prescribe this medicine in life-threatening conditions if they think the benefits outweigh the risks. Do not take Clonotril tablets without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Clonotril tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Consult your doctor if you wish to take Clonotril tablets while breastfeeding. While it can be safe for nursing mothers if taken in a limited dosage, there is not enough data to confirm the effects of this tablet on a breastfed baby. A few studies have suggested that a small amount of this medicine might pass into breast milk. Do not use this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Clonotril tablet?
A:
No, do not drive after taking a Clonotril tablet. It can cause adverse effects like drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, double vision, slow reflexes, etc., affecting your ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Clonotril tablets?
A:
You cannot consume alcohol with Clonotril tablets. It can interfere with the effects of Clonotril medicine and cause exaggerated side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a surgery or a dental procedure planned.
  • You need to do something that requires steady focus; this medicine can cause difficulties with concentration.
  • You have suicidal thoughts or experience a change in mood or behaviour after taking Clonotril tablets.
  • You are an older adult over 65 years of age; Clonotril tablets can cause exaggerated side effects due to slow metabolism.
  • You experience side effects that are persistent or worsen with time.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms such as sweating, stuffy nose, vomiting, nausea, etc.; the dose of this medicine needs to be slowly tapered.
  • You have kidney or liver conditions.
  • You are obese; the dose needs to be monitored.
  • You are taking any herbal or ayurvedic supplements like St John's Wort (herbal medicine for depression), which can cause side effects.

Mode of Action of Clonotril 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Clonotril 1 mg tablet consists of a single active ingredient: Clonazepam. It belongs to the benzodiazepine (depressants) and tranquilliser class of medications. Clonazepam functions by increasing the ...
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Directions for Use of Clonotril 1 MG

  • Take Clonotril tablets exactly in the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not take more than the recommended dose of this medicine, even if you cannot notice its effects.
  • Do not break this tablet or chew it.
  • Take it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take Clonotril tablets with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not use these tablets if their packaging is damaged.
  • Do not stop using Clonotril tablets suddenly.
  • Clonotril tablets can be taken with or without food. In case of any stomach issues, take it after food.

Interactions of Clonotril 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Do not use other sedatives or antidepressant medicines if you are taking Clonotril medicine. The reactions between them can cause unwanted effects. Inform your doctor if you have used any; at least 14...
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  • Do not try to use opiates or narcotic pain relievers (such as codeine, oxycodone, fentanyl, tramadol, etc.), allergy medicine, muscle relaxants, and cold or cough medicine with Clonotril tablets. They...
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  • If you are taking antibiotics, antifungals, HIV medicine, etc., inform your doctor so that the dose of Clonotril tablet can be adjusted as needed.
  • Clonotril tablet interacts with many other medications. Inform your doctor about all the medications you are currently using.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid drinking grapefruit juice while taking a Clonotril tablet, as it can increase the levels of this medicine in the blood and cause side effects.

Storage and disposal of Clonotril 1 MG

You can store Clonotril tablets in a dry place at room temperature, away from heat and humidity. Keep Clonotril tablets away from children and pets. Try to dispose of this medication packaging careful...
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Dosage of Clonotril 1 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Clonotril 1 mg tablets can cause lightheadedness, sudden muscle movements, drowsiness, convulsions, and loss of consciousness for some time. If you experience these symptoms after takin...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a single dose of Clonotril tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If you recall missing a dose when it’s almost time to take the next one, skip the missed dose and continue with y...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use a Clonotril tablet as a sleeping pill?

A: Clonotril tablets can be used to treat sleeping difficulties such as insomnia. For such conditions, It is only prescribed for a short duration. Take this medicine strictly as advised by the doctor.

Q: Is Clonotril tablet a habit-forming medicine?

A: Yes. In some people, Clonotril tablets can be habit-forming medicine. Do not use it if you have a history of addiction such as alcohol dependency, drug abuse, etc. Do not stop using it abruptly; it can cause withdrawal symptoms like sweating, tremors, etc.

Q: For how long should I take the Clonotril tablet to notice its benefits?

A: The duration of treatment with Clonotril tablets should be guided by your doctor and for as short a time as possible. You will be evaluated after a few weeks of treatment to assess the effects of this medicine. Your doctor will gradually taper the dose of Clonotril medicine to prevent any withdrawal effects. Follow your doctor's instructions to get the most benefit.
Product Details
Brand
CLONOTRIL
Expires on or After
17/08/2022
Last Updated on: 04 Mar 2022 | 04:53 PM (IST)
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