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Rivotril 2 MG Description

Rivotril 2 mg tablet is a prescription medication used for the treatment of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, and epilepsy (seizures). The active ingredient of Rivotril 2 mg tablet is cl

onazepam. It reduces excess neurological activity in the brain by increasing certain chemical messengers. Mood disorders such as anxiety disorder, panic disorder, etc., affect how one feels. This condition is occasionally also accompanied by a major depressive disorder. The causes of mood disorders are generally unknown. They may be caused by common triggers like stress, trauma, etc. The other condition that Rivotril 2 mg tablet helps control is epilepsy, which is caused by overactivity in the brain. The mode of action of Rivotril 2 mg tablet is by lowering the excess activity of nerves in the brain and causing feelings of calmness. Sleepiness, fatigue, dizziness, etc., are some of the common side effects of Rivotril 2 mg tablets. This medicine can cause behavioural changes and cause suicidal thoughts and tendencies. It may also lead to physical dependency if used in the long term. It is essential to monitor the dosage and not use it for long. Suddenly stopping this medicine can result in withdrawal symptoms like tremors, sweating, nausea, muscle pain, etc.


Product Summary

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ContainsClonazepam(2.0 Mg)
UsesAnxiety disorder, Seizure disorder, Comorbid depression, Panic disorder
Side effectsDizziness, Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, Memory problems, Confusion, Depression, Drowsiness, Blurred vision, Muscle pain, Difficulty speaking, Increased salivation, Suicidal thoughts
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Uses of Rivotril 2 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Rivotril 2 mg tablets are used for the following:
  • Treatment of anxiety and panic disorders (both are mood disorders).
  • Managing conditions such as comorbid depression (depression associated with other conditions).
  • Treatment of certain types of seizure disorders like myoclonic and akinetic seizures.

Contraindications of Rivotril 2 MG

Do not take Rivotril 2 mg tablets or take with caution: If you have an allergic reaction to any ingredient of Rivotril 2 mg tablet. If you have severe liver disease. If you are planning a pregnan...
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Side effects of Rivotril 2 MG

  • Side effects of Rivotril 2 mg tablets include:
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Depression
  • Memory problems
  • Nervousness
  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Increased saliva secretion

Precautions and Warnings of Rivotril 2 MG



Can I take Rivotril 2 mg tablets during pregnancy?
Rivotril 2 mg tablets can be unsafe during pregnancy. Studies have shown a definite risk to the developing foetus. Sometimes doctors may prescribe this medicine in life-threatening conditions if they think the benefits outweigh the risks. Do not take Ritrovil tablets without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Rivotril 2 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
Consult your doctor if you wish to take Rivotril 2 mg tablets while nursing. 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 the breastfed baby. Studies have suggested that a small amount of this medicine may pass into breast milk. Do not use this without consulting your doctor first.


Can I drive if I have taken a Rivotril 2 mg tablet?
Do not drive after taking a Rivotril 2 mg tablet. It can cause adverse effects like drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, double vision, slow reflexes, etc., affecting your ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Rivotril 2 mg tablets?
You cannot consume alcohol with Rivotril 2 mg tablets. It can interfere with the effects of Rivotril 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 Rivotril 2 mg tablets.
  • You are an older adult over 65 years of age; Rivotril 2 mg 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).

Mode of Action of Rivotril 2 MG

How Does It Work?

Rivotril 2 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 a...
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Directions for Use of Rivotril 2 MG

  • Take Rivotril 2 mg 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 Rivotril 2 mg tablets with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not use these tablets if their packaging is damaged.
  • Do not suddenly stop using Rivotril 2 mg tablets.
  • Rivotril 2 mg tablets can be taken with or without food. In case of any stomach issues, take it after food.

Interactions of Rivotril 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Do not use other sedatives or antidepressant medicines if you use this medicine. The reactions between them can cause unwanted effects. Inform your doctor if you have used any in the last 14 days.
  • Do not use opiates or narcotic painkillers (codeine, oxycodone, fentanyl, tramadol, etc.), allergy medicine, and cold or cough medicine with this tablet. They can cause excessive drowsiness.
  • If you are using antibiotics, antifungals, HIV medicine, etc., with Rivotril medicine, their effectiveness can be reduced. So, inform your doctor so they can adjust the dose as needed.
  • Rivotril 2 mg tablet interacts with many other medications. Inform your doctor about all medicines you are currently using.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid drinking grapefruit juice while you are taking this medication as it can increase the levels of Rivotril in the blood and cause side effects.

Storage and disposal of Rivotril 2 MG

Store Rivotril 2 mg tablets in a dry place at room temperature, away from heat and humidity. Keep the tablets away from children and pets. Carefully dispose of this medication packaging after use or i...
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Dosage of Rivotril 2 MG


  • An overdose of Rivotril 2 mg tablets can cause dizziness, sudden muscle movements, drowsiness, convulsions, and loss of consciousness for some time. If you experience these symptoms after taking this ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a single dose of Rivotril 2 mg tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If you recall missing a dose when it's almost the time to take the next dose, skip the missed dose and contin...
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Content Details


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I use Rivotril 2 mg tablet as a sleeping pill?

A: Rivotril 2 mg tablets can be used to treat sleeping difficulties (insomnia). It is prescribed for a short time if prescribed for insomnia. Take this medicine exactly as advised by the doctor.

Q: Is Rivotril 2 mg tablet a habit-forming medicine?

  • Yes. In some people, Rivotril 2 mg 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; i...
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