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Composition for Asiclopam Tablet

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Primary uses of Asiclopam Tablet

Epilepsy, Anxiety disorder
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Medicine Overview of Asiclopam Tablet

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Uses of Asiclopam Tablet

Asiclopam Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorder.
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Asiclopam Tablet side effects

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Sleepiness, Uncoordinated body movements, Slurred speech, Dizziness, Fatigue, Memory impairment, Irritability, Headache, Dryness in mouth, Depression, Constipation.

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How to use Asiclopam Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Asiclopam Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Asiclopam Tablet works

Asiclopam Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Asiclopam Tablet

Expert advice for Asiclopam Tablet

  • If you are taking Asiclopam for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Asiclopam, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Asiclopam is very high.
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Asiclopam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Asiclopam Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Asiclopam Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Asiclopam Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Asiclopam Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Asiclopam Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Asiclopam Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Asiclopam Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Asiclopam Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Asiclopam Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Asiclopam Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Asiclopam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Asiclopam Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Asiclopam Tablet

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It depends on what kind of dietary supplement it is. Normally absorption of Asiclopam is not affected by food and other vitamins. Consult your doctor before you start taking the medication.
Q. Which medication is best, alprazolam or Asiclopam?
Both are equally effective as suggested in different research studies.
Q. What is the difference between clotiazepam and Asiclopam?
Clotiazepam is a benzodiazepine which has anxiolytic, sedative and antiepileptic property. It differs from other benzodiazepines (Asiclopam) in that the benzene ring is replaced by thiophene ring. Clinical use of clotiazepam is relatively low.
Q. Which medication is best, lorazepam or Asiclopam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Which medication is best, diazepam or Asiclopam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
There are few reports but it is not so common. Asiclopam does not affect the sexual drive in all the patients.
No. Asiclopam is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Asiclopam is approved for the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and epilepsy. Some research studies have shown it has got muscle relaxant properties.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin B when taken with Asiclopam.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin C when taken with Asiclopam.
The treatment of hepatitis C includes many drugs and the side effects depends on which drug you are prescribed.
No. Asiclopam does not cause euphoria. It causes sleepiness, dizziness etc.
Asiclopam does not make you feel high.
Q. Can Asiclopam be replaced with paroxetine?
No. both are different medication. Asiclopam is an antianxiety, anticonvulsant drug whereas Paroxetine is an antidepressant medication
Asiclopam is not commonly known to cause a rash but hypersensitive individuals can develop a rash.
There are other treatment modalities for restless leg syndrome but among these benzodiazepine class of drug Asiclopam is most studied drug. It is not approved for restless leg syndrome but used off label.
Q. How is bupropion different than Asiclopam?
Bupropion is in the treatment of depression and for smoking cessation. Asiclopam is an anti-seizure and anti-anxiety medicine.
Q. Can I take Asiclopam along with zolpidem?
No. You should avoid taking these two medications together. They both induce sleep and taking them together can lead to increased sleepiness, decreased concentration, ataxia and abnormal co-ordination.
Q. Which medication is better, Asiclopam or clobazam?
Clobazam causes less sedation as compared to Asiclopam as seen in few research studies.In few studies, clobazam showed a good retention when given for a longer period whereas Asiclopam needs a dose escalation.
Q. Can I take Asiclopam along with fluoxetine?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
It depends on which antibiotics you are on treatment. Consult your doctor before starting these medications.
Q. Can I take Asiclopam along with escitalopram?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Q. Which medication is better, Asiclopam or nitrazepam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can I take Asiclopam along with paracetamol?
Yes. You can take prescribed doses of paracetamol with Asiclopam. Inform your doctor if you have any allergy or liver problems before starting these medications.
Q. Which is stronger Asiclopam or oxazepam?
We could not find any direct studies comparing Asiclopam with oxazepam. However, oxazepam is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with a slow onset of action.
Q. Which medication is better Asiclopam or etizolam?
Etizolam is a short acting drug and its structure is a bit different from the benzodiazepines class of drugs. Both are used in inducing sleep and relieving anxiety however it depends.
The expiry date of Asiclopam is given on the tablet strip and provided by the manufacturer.
Asiclopam works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Q. Can I take Asiclopam along with coffee?
Yes. There are no major interactions known between coffee and Asiclopam.
Q. What is the difference between Asiclopam and zopiclone?
Asiclopam is an anti-siezure, antianxiety medication. Zopiclone is a sedating drug from different class and it is only used for inducing sleep
Q. What is the difference between Asiclopam and olanzapine?
Asiclopam is an anti-seizure, antianxiety medication. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication.
Asiclopam is not known to cause low blood pressure commonly. It can cause palpitation in some patients.
No. Asiclopam is not a known medication for sciatica. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Asiclopam is not an approved drugs for treatment of tremors. However, in some research studies, it has been shown Asiclopam is effective
No. Asiclopam is not a medication for nausea. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Asiclopam is not a medication for a headache. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Asiclopam is not a medication for vertigo. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication. However, few studies have shown its effectiveness in vertigo.
Yes. Though Asiclopam is not approved for treatment of insomnia. Asiclopam is used off-label for the treatment of sleep disorders.
No. Asiclopam is not a medication for depression. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating depression.
No. Asiclopam is not a medication for management of pain disorders. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating pain. Few studies have failed to prove the effectiveness of Asiclopam in pain management.
It is given mostly at night as it causes sedation.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Asiclopam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Asiclopam with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Asiclopam with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Asiclopam with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Asiclopam with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Asiclopam with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Asiclopam with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Asiclopam with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Asiclopam with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Asiclopam with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Asiclopam with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Asiclopam with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Asiclopam with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Asiclopam with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Asiclopam with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Asiclopam with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Asiclopam with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Asiclopam with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Asiclopam with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Asiclopam with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Asiclopam with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Asiclopam with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Asiclopam with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Asiclopam with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Asiclopam with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Asiclopam with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Asiclopam with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Asiclopam with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Asiclopam with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Asiclopam with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Asiclopam with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
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