Clonazepam abuse can be a result of legitimate prescription use of this medication that evolves into addictive behavior.
Clonazepam is a prescription medication that is generally used to treat anxiety as well as seizures.
Since this drug is addictive, Clonazepam abuse is an increasing problem.
There are also people who wind up addicted to Clonazepam despite never having had a legitimate prescription from a physician; these people obtain the drug illegally and use it recreationally.
Clonazepam, and other medications that fall into the same category of benzodiazepines, alter the way the brain processes certain chemicals.