What is Rivotril? Uses,Dosage,side effects and Precautions
Buy Rivotril online contains Clonazepam, and it is used for treatment of Seizures and panic disorders. A seizure is described as a burst of uncontrolled electrical activity between brain cells. Seizures results due to changes in the brain’s activity. It can alter your behavior, movements or emotions and levels of consciousness. There can be many types of seizures which are:
- clonic seizures
- tonic seizures
- myoclonic seizures
- tonic-clonic seizures (formerly called as grand mal)
- absence seizures (formerly called as petit mal)
- atonic seizures or drop attacks
A panic attack is a sudden episode of intense fear that triggers a physical reaction when there is no real danger or obvious reason. For having efficacious treatment of Panic attacks you can Buy Rivotril Online. Panic attacks can be very frightening. The occurrence of panic attacks results in thinking that you are losing control, having a heart attack, or dying.
Symptoms of Panic Attacks;
Usually included some signs or symptoms of panic attacks:
- Feeling of impending doom or danger
- Trembling or shaking
- Shortness of breath
- Tightness in your throat
- Hot flashes
- Abdominal cramping
- Chest pain
- Dizziness, lightheadedness or faintness
- Numbness or tingling sensation
- Feeling of disconnected from reality
Treatment With right dose of Rivotril:
Rivotril is a benzodiazepine which contains Clonazepam as an active constituent which is responsible for pharmacological activity. Generic forms of drugs usually cost less that’s why Rivotril is also available as low-cost generic. Buy Ativan Online is also available Online you can easily Buy cheap Rivotril Online. Clonazepam being a controlled substance is used for treatment of Seizures and symptoms of Panic Attacks. There can be many Dosage forms available for Rivotril.
Usual Dosage of Rivotril:
These are the different usual Dosages related to specific conditions:
Pediatrics Dosage for Seizures;
- For <10 years or <30 kg;
0.01-0.03 mg/kg per day PO divided q8hr; and it is increased by 0.25-0.5 mg/day q3 Days to the maximum dose which is 0.1-0.2 mg/kg per day PO divided q8hr.
- Maintenance dose: 0.1-0.2 mg per kg per day PO divided q8hr; it should not exceed 0.2 mg/kg per day.
- For ≥10 years or ≥30 kg;
1.5 mg/day PO divided q8hr; and increased by 0.5-1 mg q3 Days until required effect achieved; it should not exceed 20 mg/day.
- Maintenance: 2-8 mg PO; it should not exceed 20 mg/day.
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Usual Rivotril Dosage for Adults;
For Panic Disorder:
- initial dose; 0.25 mg PO q12hr;
- It may increase to 1 mg/day after 3 days (up to 4 mg per day in some patients).
For Seizure Disorders:
- 1.5 mg/day PO divided q8hr;
It is increased by 0.5-1 mg q 3 Days until required effect achieved; it should not exceed 20 mg/day.
- Maintenance dose : 2-8 mg PO; it should not exceed 20 mg/day.
What is Generic Name of Rivotril?
Clonazepam is the generic of Rivotril which is a prescription medicine for treatment of Seizures and panic attacks. Other excipients that help the active constituent to show its pharmacological activity may also be included in this drug.
How Rivotril Works?
Rivotril is a benzodiazepine so it has the same working as that of its whole group. Rivotril works by enhancing the activity of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA). This chemical is responsible for sending signals throughout the nervous system. If the level of GABA is not enough in the body, it results in the occurrence of an excited state. This may cause panic attacks or seizures. So Rivotril, which contains Clonazepam, acts on GABA(gamma-aminobutyric acid) by enhancing its activity to treat symptoms of seizures and Panic attacks.
Possible side effects of Rivotril:
Every drug has its beneficial therapeutic effects as well as some mild to severe side effects. Some Mild to severe side effects regarding Clonazepam are as follows;
The reported mild side effects of Rivotril (Clonazepam) include;
- Having problems with balance and coordination
- fatigue due to lack of energy
- weight changes (weight gain due to increased appetite, or weight loss)
Other serious side effects of using Rivotril (Clonazepam) tablet include;
- mental health issues (depression, suicidal thoughts or behaviors, hallucinations, agitation, psychosis, and anxiety)
- respiratory depression (reduced breathing)
- blood disorders (changes in your platelet count that can result in bleeding and problems with clotting)
- trouble in urination
- worsening of seizure disorders, for which the drug is used to treat
- chest pain
- Heart palpitations
- low blood pressure
- vision problems
- Having problems with periods, such as irregular periods or painful periods
Boxed warnings of Rivotril:
- risk of misuse, addiction or dependence
- if taken with opioids, increased risk of serious side effects
- allergic reaction
What are the Interactions with Rivotril?
Clonazepam tablets can interact with many types of drugs. Interactions can lead to compounding problems that can result in occurrence of many serious side effects. These are some interactions shown by Clonazepam with other drugs;
- Opioids including codeine, hydromorphone, fentanyl, tramadol, and methadone.
- Antihistamines, such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl), cetirizine, and chlorpheniramine.
- seizure drugs that include carbamazepine, phenytoin, and valproic acid.
- antipsychotic drugs, including clozapine, haloperidol, and risperidone
- antidepressants (monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)
- anxiety drug buspirone
- tricyclic antidepressants
- insomnia drugs, which includes zolpidem (Ambien, Ambien CR)
- antifungal fluconazole
- ulcer treatment propantheline
This list does not include all types of drugs that may interact with clonazepam tablets. Your doctor or pharmacist can tell you about these interactions and any others that may occur with clonazepam tablets.
Who should avoid taking Rivotril?
Do not use clonazepam if you:
- are allergic to clonazepam, or any ingredients of the medicine.
- have had an allergic reaction to any other drug that belongs to benzodiazepines (e.g., lorazepam, diazepam, oxazepam)
- have acute narrow or closed angle glaucoma
- have myasthenia gravis
- have severe breathing problems
- have severe liver disease
- have sleep apnea
Precautions of Rivotril;
Before you start taking Rivotril, be sure to tell your doctor about medical conditions or allergies you have, medications you are taking, whether you are pregnant or breastfeeding, and any other relevant facts about your health. These factors may affect how well you take this medicine.
Alcohol: People taking Rivotril should not consume alcohol since doing so can cause reduction in the effectiveness of this medication and increase the risk of side effects.
Breathing: Clonazepam can cause suppression in breathing. For people with breathing problems, brain damage, or who are taking other medications that suppress breathing (e.g., codeine, morphine), the effect on breathing may be more pronounced. If you are having severe breathing problems, discuss the risks and benefits of taking Rivotril (Clonazepam) with your doctor.
Coordination problems: If you are suffering from any medical condition that affects coordination (e.g., spinal or cerebellar ataxia, you must discuss with your doctor how Rivotril may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Rivotril and whether any special monitoring is required.
Dependence and withdrawal: Physical dependence has been associated with benzodiazepines such as clonazepam. If the dose is significantly reduced or suddenly stopped, severe withdrawal symptoms may occur. Reduction in the dose gradually by your doctor can help prevent or decrease these withdrawal symptoms.
Depression: Like other benzodiazepines, Clonazepam, has been known to cause mood swings and symptoms of depression. If you have depression or a history of depression, discuss with your doctor how Rivotril may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Rivotril and if any special monitoring is required.
Drowsiness/reduced alertness: Because clonazepam causes drowsiness and sedation, avoid activities that require mental alertness, judgment, and physical coordination.
Grapefruit juice: Avoid drinking grapefruit juice while you are taking Rivotril as it can increase the levels of clonazepam in your blood.
Liver and Kidney function: Decreased liver or kidney function may cause Rivotril to build up in the body, causing side effects and leading to toxicity. If you have liver/kidney disease or reduced kidney or liver function, discuss with your doctor how to take Rivotril and if any special monitoring is needed.
Lactose intolerance: Rivotril contains lactose so if you are lactose intolerant discuss with your doctor while taking Rivotril.
Pregnancy: Use of clonazepam(Rivotril) during pregnancy can increase the risk of certain birth defects. So use this drug after discussing your condition with your doctor.
Breast-feeding: Rivotril (Clonazepam) passes into breast milk. So, if you are a breast-feeding mother and are taking clonazepam, it may affect your baby. Pros of Rivotril;
- Rivotril works quickly i.e within an hour.
- To manage Panic disorders, Rivotril can be taken with other antidepressants.
- As compared to other medicines, it has less severe withdrawal symptoms.
Cons of Rivotril:
- River is not used for long-term treatment because it can be habit-forming.
- Rivotril can cause dizziness, drowsiness and confusion as well.
- Rivotril can cause tolerance and dependency as well.