Klonopin is a short-acting, highly potent benzodiazepine used to treat symptoms of panic disorders. People that abuse it seek its sedative effects.
Benzodiazepines like Klonopin are used and abused by people that take opioids as a method of easing withdrawal symptoms.
Clonazepam can come in the form of:
- oral solution
- round pills
For purposes of feeling effects very quickly, some people crush and snort this drug.
Popular Street Names For Klonopin
Klonopin is known on the street by a few different names.
Some of these include:
- super valium
While many people that seek prescription benzodiazepines know exactly what they are looking for, some people simply want a depressant.
Sometimes, clonazepam is sold on the street under a generic term used to describe a range of prescription benzodiazepines.
Street names for Klonopin and other benzodiazepines include:
- chill pills
- nerve pills
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Klonopin With Other Drugs
Klonopin has strong adverse reactions with other central nervous system depressants like opioids, other benzodiazepines, and alcohol. A leading cause of overdose death involves benzos like Klonopin mixed with a range of opioids.
Klonopin is used recreationally with prescription stimulants like Adderall or Ritalin — called “prescription speedball.”
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- U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)—Drug Slang Code Words DEA Intelligence Report
- National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)—Commonly Used Drugs Charts, Central Nervous System Depressants