Clampose Injection 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 Clampose Injection
Expert advice for Clampose Injection
If you are taking Clampose Injection 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 Clampose Injection, 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 Clampose Injection is very high.
Clampose Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Clampose Injection
Clampose Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clampose Injection 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.
Clampose Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby. Clampose Injection should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Clampose Injection should be gradual.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Clampose Injection can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Clampose Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clampose Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Dose adjustment may be required if it is to be given for a long period
There is limited information available on the use of Clampose Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Clampose Injection, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Clampose Injection
Q. Is Clampose an opioid/ painkiller/ barbiturate/ sedative/ muscle relaxant?
Clampose belongs to a class of medication called as benzodiazepine. It produces sedation and also causes muscle relaxation. It is not a barbiturate, and does not relieve pain
Q. Is Clampose a sleeping pill?
Clampose is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
Q. Is Clampose a narcotic/controlled drug?
Clampose is considered as a narcotic drug, as it has low, but definite potential to cause addiction, resulting in abuse of the drug; hence, its sale is controlled. It is available only according to the prescription of a doctor
Q. How long can I take Clampose for?
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Q. Can I take Clampose for back pain/toothache/anxiety/hangover?
Clampose is used in the treatment of short-term relief (2-4 weeks) of severe anxiety. It is not a pain-relieving medication, and cannot be used to relieve pain. It does not relieve hangover
Q. Does Clampose help with opioid withdrawal?
Clampose is used to induce sleep, control fits and other symptoms of withdrawal of opioids as well as other depressant drugs
Q. Does Clampose cause weight gain/drowsiness/thins blood?
Drowsiness is the most common side effect of Clampose. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Q. Does Clampose show on blood test?
Yes, Clampose can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
Q. Does Clampose make you high?
Clampose is a benzodiazepine, which calms down the brain to relieve symptoms of brain hyperactivity. This effect may be perceived by some as pleasant, or ‘getting high'. Clampose is considered as a narcotic drug, as it has low, but definite potential to cause addiction, resulting in abuse of the drug; hence, its sale is controlled. It is available only according to the prescription of a doctor.