Cloba 10 Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Cloba 10 Tablet belongs to a class of medicines known as benzodiazepines. It is a prescription medicine used to treat epilepsy (seizures) and severe anxiety. It alters brain activity, calms it and provides relief from panic attacks by relaxing the nerves.

Cloba 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor as it has a high potential of habit forming.

If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase seizure frequency.

Some common side effects of this medicine include tiredness, slurred speech, fever, cough, drooling, constipation, and difficulty in passing urine. It may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. It is important to consult the doctor if you notice blisters on the skin or inside your mouth. If you have been taking this medicine for a long time than regular monitoring of blood and liver functions may be required.

Side effects of Cloba Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cloba

  • Aggressive behavior
  • Breathing problems
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Drooling
  • Fever
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Sleepiness
  • Slurred speech
  • Tiredness

How to use Cloba 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. Cloba 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cloba Tablet works

Cloba 10 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Cloba 10 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cloba 10 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cloba 10 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Short-term use is not expected to cause any adverse effects in the breastfed baby, especially if the baby is older than 2 months. During long-term use, monitor for possible sleepiness.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cloba 10 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel sleepy or have concentration or memory problems after taking Cloba 10 Tablet and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cloba 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cloba 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Cloba 10 Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Cloba 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cloba 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Cloba 10 Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of this medicine is very high. Take it only as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may increase dizziness and drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice sores or blisters on your skin, lips, or inside your mouth.
  • Do not stop taking medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as that may lead to nausea, anxiety, agitation, flu-like symptoms, sweating, tremor, and confusion.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzodiazepines Derivative
Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

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PATIENT seizure disorder she taking valporat 200,cloba 10.now she is pregnant for 50days.can she take the baby?is there any problem with baby?
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
Better stop valproate Pls show 2 neurological 4 opinion
She has problem of epilepsy from last two years
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello, epilepsy and seizures cannot be treated online without physically examining the child and detailed history.
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FAQs

Q. Is Cloba 10 Tablet habit forming?

Yes, Cloba 10 Tablet can be habit forming if used for a long time. The risk of dependence increases with dose and duration of treatment; it is also greater in patients with a history of alcohol or drug abuse. Therefore, the duration of treatment is generally as short as possible.

Q. Can Cloba 10 Tablet make me sleepy?

Yes, Cloba 10 Tablet can make you sleepy. It usually begins within the first month of treatment and may diminish with continued treatment.

Q. How long does Cloba 10 Tablet take to work?

Cloba 10 Tablet is a fast-acting medicine, which means that it quickly gets absorbed from the bloodstream. Cloba 10 Tablet reaches its highest blood levels within half an hour to 4 hours after the dose is taken.

Q. Is Cloba 10 Tablet the same as clonazepam?

No, Cloba 10 Tablet and clonazepam are not the same medicines but belong to the same class of drugs known as benzodiazepines.

Q. How long does Cloba 10 Tablet withdrawal last?

Withdrawal syndrome may develop at any time up to 3 weeks after stopping Cloba 10 Tablet. Withdrawal signs may last anywhere from 4 weeks to a year or more.

Q. Can I stop taking Cloba 10 Tablet?

No, do not stop taking Cloba 10 Tablet even if you are feeling well, unless your doctor tells you to. Suddenly stopping Cloba 10 Tablet may cause unwanted effects known as withdrawal symptoms. To prevent this, the dose of clobazam needs to be reduced gradually before completely stopping it. Therefore, it is important that you consult your doctor first.

Q. What if more than the recommended dose of Cloba 10 Tablet is taken?

Taking more than the recommended doses of Cloba 10 Tablet can affect in different ways, and the patient should seek immediate medical help. In mild cases, it may cause symptoms such as drowsiness, mental confusion, and tiredness. Whereas, in more serious cases, the symptoms may include the complete loss of control of bodily movements, decreased muscle tone, low blood pressure, respiratory depression, coma in rare cases, and death in very rare cases.

Q. Can Cloba 10 Tablet tablets be crushed? Should I take Cloba 10 Tablet before or after meals?

Cloba 10 Tablet tablets can be taken whole, broken in half along the score, or crushed and mixed in applesauce. Cloba 10 Tablet can be taken with or without food.

Q. Can using Cloba 10 Tablet cause a decrease in the blood pressure?

Generally, the use of Cloba 10 Tablet does not cause a decrease in the blood pressure, but taking more than the recommended doses of Cloba 10 Tablet may cause a fall in the blood pressure

Q. Can Cloba 10 Tablet make me tired?

Cloba 10 Tablet may cause tiredness along with muscle weakness. In case you experience tiredness or if tiredness persists for a long time, then you should consult your doctor.

Q. Does Cloba 10 Tablet cause depression?

No, Cloba 10 Tablet dose not cause depression, but it can cause recurrence of pre-existing depression.

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