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Generic name: Clonazepam
(Spanish name, Rivotril, Ravotril, Diocam)
Rivotril (clonazepam) is a benzodiazepine primarily used in the treatment of seizure and anxiety disorders. This drug may also be used to treat movement disorders, Restless Leg Syndrome, relieve trigeminal neuralgia, atypical, akinetic, myoclonic, or absence seizures, etc.
The precise mechanism by which clonazepam exerts its antiseizure and antipanic effects is unknown, although it is believed to be related to its ability to enhance the activity of GABA. Clonazepam was approved by the FDA in 1975 and it is also one of the top 200 drugs prescribed in the United States.
Please consult your personal physician before you start taking any type of medication.
The drug RIVOTRIL belongs to the group of antiepileptic drugs. It’s used to suppress seizures, treat pathologies of neurological nature, relieve anxiety, eliminate insomnia. Medicine is on the list of life-saving drugs. Purchase is possible in the presence of a doctor's prescription.
Form of manufacture and composition of the drug Rivotril
The active ingredient is clonazepam. According to the chemical structure, it is a benzodiazepine with a powerful anticonvulsant effect. It’s a crystalline powder of a light yellow color. Rivotril is marketed in the United States and Mexico in the form of tablets for oral administration. The dosage of the active ingredient is 0.5 mg. One package contains 30 tablets. The drug was approved by the FDA in 1975.
How it works
RIVOTRIL in the body works in a complex way. The active substance has the following effects:
The active ingredient is absorbed into the systemic bloodstream through the digestive tract. Maximum bioavailability is over 90%. The tablets increase the effect of GABA as an inhibitor. Against the background of taking Rivotril:
- impulse transmission is slowed;
- benzodiazepine receptors are stimulated;
- excitability of subcortical structures, in particular the thalamus, hypothalamus, is reduced;
- postsynaptic reflexes are inhibited.
Systematic administration of RIVOTRIL provides anxiety relief and elimination of anxiety through direct action on the limbic system. Temporary blockage of immediate muscle fiber functions is also possible.
Indications for administration
The central myorelaxant, anticonvulsant and powerful sedative effects provide a wide range of uses for RIVOTRIL. The pills, as a first-line medication, are prescribed by the attending physician for the following conditions:
- atonic seizures;
- typical and atypical absences.
As a second- and third-line medication, RIVOTRIL is used for such diagnoses as:
- infantile spasms;
- partial seizures;
- tonic-clonic seizures;
- psychoemotional agitation;
- chronic insomnia;
- severe withdrawal syndrome.
RIVOTRIL isn’t indicated for the following conditions:
- hypersensitivity to clonazepam or other benzodiazepines;
- respiratory insufficiency;
- renal insufficiency.
The tablets are used with caution in:
- a history of liver impairment;
- prolonged alcoholism;
- respiratory failure in a chronic form.
Usage during pregnancy and lactation
The use of the drug in pregnancy isn’t prohibited, only if the benefit to the woman exceeds the risks to the fetus. The active ingredient penetrates into breast milk. If it’s necessary to treat after delivery, lactation is stopped.
For the treatment of the panic disorder, RIVOTRIL is prescribed from the age of 18 years. In the case of epilepsy, administration at early childhood age is possible, provided that the dosage is reduced.
Against the background of RIVOTRIL therapy, side effects may develop the lethargy of reactions, lethargy, apathy, tachycardia, nausea, skin rash, edema, alopecia.
In rare cases, when treated with high doses, depression, confusion may occur. In case of overdose, CNS depression, blocked reflexes, coma are possible. The drug may be addictive, so it’s used under medical supervision. Abrupt withdrawal may cause seizures, overexcitation, and insomnia.