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Certain Antibiotics or Antifungals
Some antibiotics and antifungal medications can increase the level of clonazepam in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Talk to your healthcare provider before using these medications with clonazepam.
 
Narcotics or Opiates
Combining an opiate or narcotic with clonazepam can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking clonazepam with an opiate or narcotic.
 
Other Benzodiazepines
Combining clonazepam with other benzodiazepines can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking clonazepam with another benzodiazepine.
 
Protease Inhibitors
Protease inhibitors can increase the level of clonazepam in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. If you are taking a protease inhibitor, your healthcare provider may recommend a lower clonazepam dosage.
 
Seizure Medications
Combining a seizure medication with clonazepam can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Also, some seizure medications can affect the level of clonazepam in your blood. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking clonazepam with a seizure medication.
 
Sleep Medications
Combining a sleep medication with clonazepam can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking clonazepam with a sleep medication.
 
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