Clonazepam is the generic name of Klonopin. Drugs under this generic name are prescribed in treating epileptic seizures particularly those that are associated with the severe form of epilepsy called Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. It is also used in treating Akinetic seizures, Myoclonic seizures, and absence seizures. Aside from seizures, Clonazepam is also prescribed for treatment of panic disorder. It is manufactured by Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc.