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MENTAL STATUS CHANGES and Clonazepam

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MENTAL STATUS CHANGES Symptoms and Causes

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia among older people. Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person's ability to carry out daily activities.

AD begins slowly. It first involves the parts of the brain that control thought, memory and language. People with AD may have trouble remembering things that happened recently or names of people they know. A related problem, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), causes more memory problems than normal for people of the same age. Many, but not all, people with MCI will develop AD.

In AD, over time, symptoms get worse. People may not recognize family members. They may have trouble speaking, reading or writing. They may forget how to brush their teeth or comb their hair. Later on, they may become anxious or aggressive, or wander away from home. Eventually, they need total care. This can cause great stress for family members who must care for them.

AD usually begins after age 60. The risk goes up as you get older. Your risk is also higher if a family member has had the disease.

No treatment can stop the disease. However, some drugs may help keep symptoms from getting worse for a limited time.

NIH: National Institute on Aging

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Clonazepam Side Effects

Completed Suicide (405)
Death (302)
Toxicity To Various Agents (290)
Cardiac Arrest (268)
Respiratory Arrest (250)
Cardio-respiratory Arrest (145)
Anxiety (141)
Dizziness (112)
Overdose (108)
Headache (93)
Somnolence (91)
Convulsion (83)
Poisoning (81)
Depression (75)
Nausea (75)
Confusional State (73)
Fatigue (70)
Agitation (69)
Insomnia (67)
Pain (64)
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Tremor (57)
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Condition Aggravated (53)
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Feeling Abnormal (50)
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Gait Disturbance (35)
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Tachycardia (35)
Weight Decreased (33)
Sedation (33)
Pain In Extremity (33)
Abnormal Behaviour (33)
Irritability (32)
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Recent Reviews

I have been on Clonazepam for about 3 or 4 months. It help a great deal with lack of sleep,and also helped the snxiety. Now I have been stressed at work. I think it is more about burn-out than my meds. How ever! I'm not sure what to do. I haven't bee

I have been on Clonazepam for several month up to 2-3mg a day. Went cold turkey 4 days ago and my psychiatrist agreed. Can't sleep on even a high dose of ambien. Blood pressure up to Hyperttension Stage 1 when I used to have normal BP. Wondering if I

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Blood clots in legs and both lungs, terrible rash, shortness of breath, severe stomach cramps, mental confusion.

Burning sensation, confusion, mental states changes, lethargy, chest pain, pain, communication difficulty.88 years old with astma, high blood pressure, diabetes, prostate enlargement,

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Does anbody else experience sexual dysfunction side effects with Zeldox? I do hame side effects including flatulence, decreased mental alertness, drowsiness, even a bit of stupour sometimes too.

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Horrible drug. Given in ER after cat bite on hand caused infection. Severe joint pain for weeks. Could not drive or do small tasks. Cognative effects worse than joints. Still suffering to regain normal mental s

Hospital 1 week after starting with unknown stomach pain. Sleeping now 4 weeks and unable to work or wakeup. Can't concentrate at all. Now mental problems. My wife afraid of me now and stopped the new drug 2 days ago. Some better first day. May

I am 28 and have been taking Topamax for a year for migraines...100 mg twice daily. The tingling went away after several months. It was quite annoying. But that was not the worst. The mental changes were horrible!!! I started forgetting things mid se

MENTAL STATUS CHANGES Clinical Trials and Studies

Treatments might be new drugs or new combinations of drugs, new surgical procedures or devices, or new ways to use existing treatments. The goal of clinical trials is to determine if a new test or treatment works and is safe. Clinical trials can also look at other aspects of care, such as improving the quality of life for people with chronic illnesses. People participate in clinical trials for a variety of reasons. Healthy volunteers say they participate to help others and to contribute to moving science forward. Participants with an illness or disease also participate to help others, but also to possibly receive the newest treatment and to have the additional care and attention from the clinical trial staff.
Rank Status Study
1 Recruiting Comparison Between Lorazepam, Clonazepam and Clonazepam + Fosphenytoin for the Treatment of Out-of-hospital Generalized Status Epilepticus
Conditions: Status Epilepticus;   Epilepsy
Interventions: Drug: Clonazepam;   Drug: Fosphenytoin;   Drug: Placebo;   Drug: Lorazepam
Outcome Measures: Percentage of patient with a cessation of seizures and absence of recurrence;   Duration between the first cessation and the recurrence of seizures;   Percentage of patients having had a second injection of benzodiazepine;   Percentage of patients having had an injection of the second line treatment;   Percentage of patients having a general anesthesia for refractory status epilepticus;   Percentage of patients having had a side effect;   Percentage of patients having been mechanically ventilated;   Glasgow Coma Scale;   Mortality;   Length of stay in Intensive Care Unit;   Length of stay in hospital
2 Not yet recruiting Clobazam Use in Epilepsia Partialis Continua - Pilot Study
Conditions: Epilepsia Partialis Continua;   Kojewnikov's Epilepsy;   Epilepsy
Interventions: Drug: Clobazam;   Drug: Clonazepam;   Drug: Lorazepam
Outcome Measures: Time (measured in minutes) to onset of seizure freedom;   Reduction of seizure frequency/minute;   Mental status preservation off sedating anticonvulsants as measured by the MoCA© scale;   Ambulatory function as measured by the Hauser Ambulation Index
3 Recruiting Gabapentin Treatment of Benzodiazepine Dependence
Condition: Benzodiazepine Dependence
Interventions: Drug: gabapentin;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measure: Abstinence from Benzodiazepine use
4 Unknown  Safety and Tolerability Study of Levetiracetam to Treat Patients With Status Epilepticus
Condition: Status Epilepticus
Intervention: Drug: levetiracetam (add-on)
Outcome Measures: o Uneventful intravenous (iv) administration of study medication;   o Toxicity profile on iv administration, including:;   § Irritation on injection site;   § Hypotension, defined as systolic blood pressure below 90 mm Hg recorded within 24 hours of the dose;   § Cardiac arrest (diagnosed clinically) or bradyarrhythmias including heart block, documented on an electrocardiogram;   § Respiratory depression, defined as the occurrence of apnea or need for intubation;   § Allergic reactions, like skin rash;   § Other side-effects;   Pharmacokinetic parameters of levetiracetam and Clonazepam in patients with SE
5 Unknown  The Efficacy of Botulinum Toxin in Disabling Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Tremor
Conditions: Multiple Sclerosis;   Tremor
Intervention: Drug: Botulinum Toxin Type A
Outcome Measures: A decrease in tremor;   The safety profile of Botulinum Toxin in MS patients