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Klonopin® (clonazepam) is a prescription drug used for treating panic disorder and certain types of epileptic seizures. It is currently available in several different forms and strengths. Klonopin tablets and wafers (orally disintegrating tablets) come in the following strengths:
 
  • 0.125 mg wafers
  • 0.25 mg wafers
  • 0.5 mg wafers and tablets
  • 1 mg wafers and tablets
  • 2 mg wafers and tablets.
     
The recommended starting Klonopin dose for treating panic disorder is 0.25 mg twice daily. Your healthcare provider may increase your dose, if necessary, to control your panic disorder symptoms.
 
For the treatment of epilepsy, the recommended starting dosage is 0.5 mg (or less) three times daily. If necessary, your healthcare provider may slowly increase your dose (such as to 2 mg of Klonopin three times a day) to control your seizures. The maximum recommended daily dosage is 20 mg, split up into three smaller doses per day.
 
(Click Klonopin Dosage for more detailed Klonopin dosing guidelines, to find out how dosing works for children, and for general tips on how to take this medication.)
 
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