I was prescribed clonazepam 6 years ago by my family practice doctor. I have asked numerous times about the addiction prior to and since taking. I have always been assured I was not addicted. That it was working well and did not see a reason to stop. Now they will not refill the medication because they have determined the risk out ways the benefit. So I am having severe withdrawals and not able to drive, to leave the house, take care my family even the basics like grocery store. I was never told about the damage this would do it that it was harmful to take, or harmful to get off of. I would never have thought I would have withdrawals.
I do not know personally whether there are claims that have been asserted relating to clonazepam. Your claim because you are suffering such considerable health issues, may be one that is best addressed by a medical malpractice lawyer or one versed in drug and medical issues. Whether actions have been brought can be easily found by using the webs search engines under the name of the drug or using the drugs name plus law suits as a search term. If there are actions they are almost certain to be found there along with the names o the lawyers handling the cases...
First, you need to seek medical treatment for this. Second, as my colleague indicated, you should consult with a medical malpractice lawyer in your area to discuss legal claims against the prescribing doctor and other potential defendants.
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Given the description you gave, the case could be difficult to bring as a class action. As my colleagues indicated, you should consult with a lawyer after getting medical help, should your symptoms continue.
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