Clonazepam in the treatment of prepubertal children with panic-like symptoms.


Three prepubertal children who suffered severe, incapacitating anxiety disorders with panic-like symptoms were treated successfully with clonazepam. The daily doses ranged from 0.5 to 3 mg. Symptoms were rapidly controlled after a therapeutic dose was attained, and no adverse effects were reported. The children were symptom-free at follow-up, which ranged… (More)