Advertisement

When should I call the doctor if my child is taking Onfi?

When your child is taking the anti-seizure drug Onfi (clobazam), you should call the doctor for the following reasons:
  • Your child is going to start taking a new prescription or nonprescription medication, herbal remedy, or supplement.
  • Your child is diagnosed with another mental or medical condition, especially a kidney, liver or lung problem.
  • Your daughter becomes pregnant.
Call your doctor if your child experiences any of these side effects while taking Onfi:
  • trouble sleeping
  • fatigue
  • fever
  • drooling
  • constipation
  • cough
  • urinary tract infection
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • vomiting
  • problems swallowing
  • problems with coordination
  • bronchitis
  • pneumonia
  • trouble breathing
  • skin rash, blisters or itching
Call your doctor immediately if she has any of these changes in her mental health or behavior:
  • suicidal thoughts or actions
  • new or worse depression, anxiety or irritability
  • panic attacks
  • feeling irritable, restless or agitated
  • aggressive, angry or violent behavior
  • impulsive or dangerous behavior
  • manic episodes—that is, an extreme increase in activity level and talking
  • mood changes
  • unusual behavior

Continue Learning about Pharmacology

5 Essential Facts About Generic Drugs
5 Essential Facts About Generic Drugs
Think of the name of an aspirin brand you know. If you thought “Bayer,” you’re probably not alone. But what about the store-brand aspirin that often s...
Read More
How does the MDP Kit of Technetium Injection interact with other drugs?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
The MDP Multidose Kit of Technetium Injection is not currently known to interact with other drugs. H...
More Answers
How do ligands work?
William B. Salt II., MDWilliam B. Salt II., MD
Chemical messenger molecules or ligands ("keys") float in your bloodstream and in the fluid that...
More Answers
What's the Difference Between a Brand-Name Drug and a Generic Drug?
What's the Difference Between a Brand-Name Drug and a Generic Drug?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.