NHS drug shortages: why are we running out of some treatments in the UK?
The NHS is facing shortages of some important drugs used to relieve pain and treat cancer (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - September 29, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: pills shortage bcg bladder cancer treatment drugs pain clonazepam nhs running out Source Type: news

IHC: Sucked clonazepam douses burning mouth syndrome
VALENCIA, SPAIN – Sucking on a clonazepam tablet for 3 minutes after every meal effectively reduced pain, paresthesia, dry mouth, and altered sense of taste in patients with burning mouth syndrome in a retrospective study. Seventy-two patients who met International Headache Society <a...googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-cta'); (Source: Skin and Allergy News)
Source: Skin and Allergy News - August 1, 2015 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medication and Sleep
This article was adapted from a previous article written by Dr. Moore for his column “Kevlar for the Mind.” (Source: Psych Central)
Source: Psych Central - March 30, 2015 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Bret Moore, PsyD Tags: Anti-anxiety Antidepressants Atypical Antipsychotics Benzodiazepines Depression Disorders General Medications Sleep Insomnia sleep disorder Sleeping Pills Source Type: news

Medication and Anxiety
Medication can be an effective approach for managing various types of anxiety such as panic, hyperarousal, and constant worry. However, contrary to popular belief and subtle messages from pharmaceutical companies, medication is far from a cure. In fact, when it comes to “cures” for most psychiatric conditions, the data tends to support psychotherapy. For example, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) responds very well to psychotherapy, whereas the positive effects of medication are somewhat limited. The same is true for panic disorder. Although certain types of medication are very good at relieving panic sympt...
Source: Psych Central - March 11, 2015 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Bret Moore, PsyD Tags: Anti-anxiety Antidepressants Benzodiazepines Disorders General Medications Panic Disorder anti-anxiety medications Drug Dependency Fear Hyperarousal Sedatives Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor snri Ssri Substance Abuse Source Type: news

Transitioning Epilepsy Patients From Clonazepam to ClobazamTransitioning Epilepsy Patients From Clonazepam to Clobazam
This report makes recommendations while exploring the pharmacokinetic and clinical properties of these benzodiazepines. Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Driving whilst taking prescription medication
Legislation to be introduced on 2 March will set very low levels for eight well known illegal drugs, including cannabis and also eight prescription drugs, including clonazepam and diazepam. BBC Clonazepam - A to Z of MS Diazepam - A to Z of MS (Source: Multiple Sclerosis Trust)
Source: Multiple Sclerosis Trust - February 10, 2015 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

All About Clonazepam (Brand names Klonopin,...
Klonopin - generic clonazepam, sold outside the US as Rivotril - is used to treat anxiety and panic disorder as well as certain seizure disorders. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - January 30, 2015 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Patient complains of bugs on her skin — could it be tox?
2.5 out of 5 stars Case 37-2014: A 35-Year-Old woman with Suspected Mite Infestation. Beach SR et al. N Engl J Med 2014 Nov 27;371:2115-2123. No abstract available This case — part of the Journal‘s “Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital” series — describes a 35-year-old woman had presented to the emergency department complaining of a parasitic skin infection: “During the 10 days before this presentation, she reported seeing white ‘granular balls,’ which she thought were mites or larvae, emerging from and crawling on her skin, sheets, and clothing and in her feces, apar...
Source: The Poison Review - December 13, 2014 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Tags: Medical amphetamine psychosis delusional parasitosis formication Source Type: news

Drug driving legislation
The laws on driving under the influence of drugs is to be tightened next year. Some prescription medicines are affected, though the law will take account of someone who is taking it as prescribed. Drugs included that might affect people with MS are clonazepam and cannabis. Gov.uk Driving with MS (Source: Multiple Sclerosis Trust)
Source: Multiple Sclerosis Trust - December 11, 2014 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Serotonin syndrome masked by concomitant ingestion of Zoloft with benzodiazepine in suicide attempt in a young healthy male -
This case report discusses the history and management of a schizophrenic patient, a 18-year-old man, who had taken a massive overdose of clonazepam, abilify, depakote, zoloft and seroquel altogether. After discontinuation of these drugs and administration ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 15, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

All About Klonopin (Rivotril, Clonazepam)
Klonopin - generic clonazepam, sold outside the US as Rivotril - is used to treat anxiety and panic disorder as well as certain seizure disorders. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - November 14, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

clonazepam, Klonopin
Title: clonazepam, KlonopinCategory: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/30/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - June 30, 2014 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Sedative and hypnotic drugs: fatal and non-fatal reference blood concentrations - Jönsson AK, Söderberg C, Espnes KA, Ahlner J, Eriksson A, Reis M, Druid H.
In postmortem investigations of fatal intoxications it is often challenging to determine which drug/s caused the death. To improve the interpretation of postmortem blood concentrations of sedative and hypnotic drugs and/or clonazepam, all medico-legal auto... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 9, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

What Are the Potential Side Effects of...
Clonazepam is a medication that may be used to treat anxiety disorders, including anxiety occurring with bipolar disorder. Common side effects can include being clumsy or unsteady, feeling dizzy or lightheaded. More side effects, from mild to severe, are listed here. Also sold under the brand names Klonopin and Rivotril. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - May 13, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

The science of alpha-PVP (“gravel”), a second-generation bath salt
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjoidR3Jfa0 3.5 out of 5 stars Pharmacology of novel synthetic stimulants structurally related to the “bath salts” constituent 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV). Marusich JA at al. Neuropharmacology 2014 Mar2 [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Earlier this month TPR noted that a relatively new second-generation bath salt call “gravel” was reported to have surfaced in various parts of the United States, including Tennessee. As background, while first-generation bath salts — MDPV, methylone, and mephedrone — were outlawed in many jurisdictions, new analogues had bee...
Source: The Poison Review - March 15, 2014 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Tags: Medical bath salts gravel MDPV PVP Source Type: news