Klonopin, the brand-name form of clonazepam, is a prescription medication used to treat panic disorder and certain types of seizure disorders. Klonopin belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines, which help to slow down brain activity.
This medication comes in tablet form and is taken up to 3 times a day, with or without food. The tablets should be taken with water.
Common side effects of Klonopin include drowsiness, walking or coordination problems, and dizziness. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how Klonopin will affect you.