Street Names For Klonopin (Clonazepam)

Medically Reviewed by Johnelle Smith, M.D. on April 26, 2021

Klonopin is a powerful prescription benzodiazepine that is frequently abused for its sedative properties. People that buy it illegally on the street call it several different names that include “k” and “k-pin.”

Common Street Names For Klonopin

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:

  • capsules
  • oral solution
  • round pills

For purposes of feeling effects very quickly, some people crush and snort this drug.

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Popular Street Names For Klonopin

Klonopin is known on the street by a few different names.

Some of these include:

  • k
  • k-pin
  • pin
  • 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:

  • bars
  • benzos
  • blues
  • chill pills
  • downers
  • nerve pills
  • planks
  • tranks
  • xannies

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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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Medically Reviewed by
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