Clobakem 5mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Clobakem 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Insomnia, Short term anxiety, Epilepsy
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Kidney
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Medicine Overview of Clobakem Tablet

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Uses of Clobakem Tablet

Clobakem 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia, short term anxiety and epilepsy.
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Side effects of Clobakem Tablet

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

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How to use Clobakem 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Clobakem 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Clobakem Tablet works

Clobakem 5mg 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 Clobakem Tablet

Expert advice for Clobakem Tablet

  • If you are taking Clobakem 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 Clobakem, 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 Clobakem is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Clobakem 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Clobakem 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clobakem 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Clobakem 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

You may feel sleepy or have concentration or memory problems after taking Clobakem 5mg Tablet and this may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Clobakem 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Clobakem 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Clobazam

Clobakem.s benzodiazepine and controlled drug (addictive), but not a narcotic substance and doesn't cause addiction
It is approved by FDA
Both of this drugs belongs a to a class called benzodiazepine, but their effects are different
Clobakem is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Clobakem may cause weight gain,make you feel sleepy or dizzy, especially when you first start treatment. Contact your doctor if you develop such symptom
Yes. But do not use this medicine without prescription as this medicine has potential for abuse with many side effects.
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