What Klonopin Addiction Does to a Person

What Klonopin Addiction Does to a Person

The benzodiazepine Klonopin is a fast-acting depressant that works well when used according to a doctor’s instructions. Klonopin is rarely prescribed beyond 2-4 weeks, as it quickly loses its effectiveness after that time. People who become addicted to Klonopin don’t intend to develop a substance abuse problem. Users that took the drug recreationally or to help resolve mental health concerns may find themselves trapped by the drug.

Mental and Physical Effects of Klonopin Addiction

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A common side effect of Klonopin use is cognitive impairment including loss of motor skills, hallucinations and memory loss. Drowsiness is common, and benzodiazepines can make a user feel sluggish. Amnesia can occur when users take high doses over a long period of time. Klonopin users can also become extremely irritable. If an addict also suffers from depression or another co-occurring disorder, this can increase a user’s aggression and irritability. The tendency for isolation related to Klonopin addiction is prominent. Klonopin can create personality changes over time, including behavior disturbances and loss of motivation. As a result, the loss of jobs, friends and social norms are often associated with a chemical dependency.

Detoxification and Holistic Rehabilitation for Klonopin Addicts

Don’t lose hope if you or someone you know is addicted. There are many rehab options, but one of the best is a holistic rehab program. It may be necessary for one to go through chemical detox before joining, but it’s only the first step in the direction to recovery. Holistic rehab focuses on the root of the problem, such as why a person is having panic attacks in the first place. If those types off issues can be confronted, understood and resolved, then it is likely that a person can move forward in life without the dependency of Klonopin. Holistic rehabs also focus on exercising the body, mind and spirit, including a healthy diet.

Are You or Someone You Love Addicted to Klonopin?

There are many effective and comprehensive programs available to help you get free from Klonopin. Please call our toll-free 24 hour helpline today. We want to listen and help you with your addiction. Call today to begin your recovery.