Clonazepam induced maculopapular rash: a case report

S. Mabu Shareef, P. Sai Krishna, Naser A. Tadvi, C. Dinesh M. Naidu


Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine with prominent anticonvulsant action than other members of the group at equisedating doses. It especially blocks pentylenetetrazole-induced seizures. Other important actions include anxiolysis. Common adverse effects to Clonazepam include drowsiness and lethargy. In this submission we report a case of Clonazepam induced maculopapular rash in a 30 year old female treated for panic disorder.


Clonazepam, Adverse cutaneous drug reaction, Maculopapular rash

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