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Cax 25 mg Tablet

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Composition for Cax 25 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Cax 25 mg Tablet

Alcohol withdrawal, Severe anxiety
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Medicine Overview of Cax Tablet

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Uses of Cax Tablet

Cax 25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal and severe anxiety.
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Cax Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Cax are Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Depression, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

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How to use Cax 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. Cax 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Cax 25 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Cax Tablet works

Cax 25 mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Cax Tablet

Expert advice for Cax Tablet

  • If you are taking Cax 25 mg Tablet 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 Cax 25 mg Tablet, 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 Cax 25 mg Tablet is very high.
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Cax Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cax Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Cax 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cax 25 mg 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
CAUTION
Cax 25 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Cax 25 mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Cax 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cax 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cax 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cax 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cax Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Cax 25 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Cax Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Chlordiazepoxide

Cax is used for the short-term (2-4 weeks only) treatment of severe anxiety, which may occur alone or in association with sleeping problems (insomnia) or personality/behavioral disorders. It may also be used to treat muscle spasms, and to relieve alcohol withdrawal symptoms
Q. Is chlordiazepoxide/chlordiazepoxide + clidinium a narcotic/controlled drug or substance?
Chlordiazepoxide is not a narcotic drug. Chlordiazepoxide is classified by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a Schedule IV controlled substance. Any medicine which contains chlordiazepoxide alone or in combination with other drugs will be treated as a controlled substance and will require prescription for purchase
Cax belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines
Yes. Cax is not recommended for long term use as it may increase the risk of dependence
Q. Is chlordiazepoxide the same as diazepam?
No. Chlordiazepoxide and diazepam are not the same; however, they both belong to the same class of drug known as benzodiazepines
Xanax is a trade name for active drug alprazolam which belongs to the same group of medicines as Cax called benzodiazepines. Cax used to treat anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, or muscle spasms. Xanax (alprazolam) is used to treat severe anxiety and severe anxiety associated with depression
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with chlordiazepoxide?
Chlordiazepoxide has no known harmful interaction with ibuprofen. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Yes, Cax may make you sleepy
Cax is not known to cause weight gain/ constipation
Cax does have the risk of causing dependence on long term use due to the calming effects, which may be described by some as ‘getting high
Yes. Cax drug has expiry date. Refer to the label instruction of the medicine for detailed information regarding expiry of the drug.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Cax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Cax with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Nedol, Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Cax with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Cax with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlorpromazine, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Cax with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Cax with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Cax with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Cax with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Cax with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Cax with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Ocifril, Clomilent, Cloclam, Obsenil, Obnil, Clora, Clomip, Anafranil, Zenil
Cax with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Cax with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Cax with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Cax with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Klarcid, Clarie, C Cin
Cax with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Cax with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Cax with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Cax with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Cax with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Cax with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Cax with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Cax with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Cax with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Cax with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Itral, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Cax with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Cax with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Cax with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex

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