1. Klonopin- Is a Benzodiazepine , it affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalance. It is also a seizure medicine,also called an anti epileptic drug. klonopin is used to treat certain seizure disorders. Including absence seizures or lennoxgastaut syndrome. in adults and children.
- drug class- prescription drugs
- The user of klonpin must have a valid prescription to prove possession of the substance and it is against the law to obtain it without a prescription
2. slang- kpin,benzos,and Tranks
- 3.what type of drug is it?
- synthetic/organic-It is a synthetic
- drug schedule- examples of schedule IV substance include: alprazonlam , carisoprodol, clonazepam, colorazepate, diazepam, lorazepam, midazolam, temazepam, and triazolam
4.what does it look like - it looks like a small pill you get from our doctor
5.How the drug is use- It says that to Take Klonopin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Just Swallow the tablet whole, with a full glass of water and Do not stop using Klonopin suddenly or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms, including a seizure (convulsions). Ask your doctor how to safely stop using this medicine. Read the medication guide or patient instructions provided with each medication. Do not change your doses or medication schedule without your doctor's advice. store at room temperature away from mosisture , heat,and light. Keep track of the amount of medicine used from each new bottle. Klonopin is a drug of abuse and you should be aware if anyone is using your medicine improperly or without a prescription.
- 6. history of the drug
- where it was first used - In 1955, the Hoffman La Roche company commissioned chemist Leo Sternbach to design this new drug compound, which ended up being the drug class benzodiazepines. Clonazepam (Klonopin) was developed and patented in 1964 by the Hoffman La Roche company following the extreme success of other benzodiazepines in the market. By 1975, Roche was marketing the drug for treating epileptic seizure
- what is it used for - it was use for treating epileptic seizure
7. addiction: is it addictive? fatal?tolerance? withdrawal symptoms -klonopin is addictive, fatal, and tolerance. some of klonopin withdrawal symptoms are Headache,Stomach pain,Nausea,vomiting,Tremors,Short-term memory loss,Insomnia,Irregular heart rate or heart palpitations, and Sweating.
8a. what are short term effects of klonopin- short term affect of klonopin are Confusion,Lack of coordination,Dizziness,Drowsiness,Slurred speech,Insomnia, and Blurred vision
8b. long term effects of klonopin-long term effect of klonopin are Overdose,Poly-drug abuse,Drowsiness,Poor concentration,Muscle weakness,Mental confusion,Vertigo, and Episodic memory loss
9. what part of the brain does it damage - it damage GABA receptors in the brain. Clonazepam has the effect of calming the body and relieving these physical symptoms. Its system, and the patient's usual dose of clonazepam ceases to be as effective.
10. This drug can be very dangerous and cause a lot of symptom so if you are going to take this drug be sure to ask your doctor first.
11. A person that was on klonopin was losing his mind and was having many seizure than one day he die from overdosing
12. This drug can not only affect the person who is using it but can also affect the person his or her family. It can affect an individual family because if they dont keep it in a safe place family member can get there hands on it and take it.