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The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor ls you to do so.
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Do not break or split the tablet. Do not open the blister pack that contains the tablet until you are ready to take it. Remove the tablet from the blister pack by peeling back the foil. Do not push the tablet through the foil. It should melt quickly. Place the tablet in your mouth. If you are using the disintegrating tablet (wafer), make sure your hands are dry before you handle the tablet. After the tablet has melted, you may take a sip of water.
Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine. The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine.
This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Ask your doctor if you have any questions. Read and follow these instructions carefully.
Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.
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Swallow the tablet whole with water.
Do not double doses. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible.
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Keep out of the reach of children.
Portions of this document last updated: March 01, 2017.
Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. Take this medicine only as directed by your doctor.
Keep from freezing. Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.Maximum clonazepam dosage