PTSD
info
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DISCLAIMER: This info is not official, it is for conversational purposes only. The info
comes from Google.
Call  your doctor or your pharmacist for info re medication.
Type

Benzodiazepine
Generic name

Clonazepam
Brand names

Klonopin
Rivotril
Target symptoms
Anti-convulsant, sedative. Used to treat
seizures and panic disorder.
Contraindications
Liver disease, acute narrow angle glaucoma.
Possible side effects (call doctor)

Bed-wetting; clumsiness or unsteadiness; coated tongue; confusion; constipation;
depression; dizziness; drowsiness; excessive daytime drowsiness; feeling of a
whirling motion; frequent urination at night; headache; increased saliva (spit);
lightheadedness; loss of appetite; runny nose; unusual weakness, allergic reactions
(rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in chest; swelling of mouth, face, lips, or
tongue); aggressive behavior; attempted suicide; bizarre behavior; chest congestion;
excessive upper respiratory tract secretions; hallucinations; hostility; hysteria;
interrupted breathing; memory loss; pounding in chest; shortness of breath; tremor.
Medication sometimes prescribed in the treatment of PTSD - Rivotril