Depanil is a prescription medicine used to treat epilepsy (seizures), panic and anxiety disorder. It helps to decrease the abnormal and excessive activi... View More
Uses of Depanil
Side effects of Depanil
How to use Depanil
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Depanil may be taken with ... View More
How Depanil works
Depanil is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of th... View More
What if you forget to take Depanil?
If you miss a dose of Depanil, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
Epilepsy, Anxiety disorders, Panic disorder, Status epilepticus, Social phobia, Migraines, Parasomnia, Restless legs syndrome, Rapid eye movement, Behav... View More
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Epilepsy Adult: Initially, 1 mg given at night for 4 days, gradually increased over 2-4 wk. Maintenance: 4-8 mg/day. Max: 20 mg/day. Elderly: In... View More
Oral Epilepsy Child: <10 yr or <30 kg: Initially, 0.01-0.03 mg/kg/day but not to exceed 0.05 mg/kg/day given in 2 or 3 divided doses. May be increased... View More
Hypersensitivity to benzodiazepines, acute pulmonary insufficiency, acute narrow angle glaucoma.
Mode of Action
Clonazepam reduces the nerve transmission in the motor cortex which suppresses the spike and wave discharge in absence seizures. Its mechanism is believ... View More
Neonates, chronic pulmonary insufficiency, hepatic/renal dysfunction, porphyria, elderly; pregnancy and lactation. Lactation: Excreted in breast milk... View More
>10% Somnolence (37%) 1-10% Abnormal coordination (5-10%),Ataxia (5-10%),Depression (5-10%),Dizziness (5-10%),Fatigue (5-10%),Memory impairment (5-... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy There are no adequate and well-controlled studies of Klonopin in pregnant women; available human data on risk of teratogenicity are inconclus... View More
Additive depressant effect w/ TCAs, MAOIs, sedative and hypnotics, barbiturates, anxiolytics, antipsychotics, opiate agonists. May increase serum phenyt... View More