Klonopin is used to relieve symptoms of anxiety and types of seizures specifically petit mal seizures, akinetic seizures, myoclonus, and Lennox-Gastaut disease. This drug can be used together with other drugs to reduce seizure occurrence. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Klonopin belongs to the benzodiazepine family like diazepam, alprazolam, lorazepam, flurazepam, and others. It acts by enhancing the effect of a neurotransmitter that reduces brain activity. Excessive brain activity can produce anxiety which may lead to psychiatric disorders