Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD


Overview

Uses of Clodep Tablet MD

Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorder.

Clodep Tablet MD side effects

Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use Clodep Tablet MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Clodep Tablet MD works

Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD 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.

Clodep Tablet MD related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD 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
Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Clodep Tablet MD?

If you miss a dose of Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD, 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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Expert Advice

  • If you are taking Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD 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 Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD, 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 Clodep 1 mg Tablet MD is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Clodep with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Imirise
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Clodep

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my wife PATIENT suffering from Epilepsy. she gets it generally when she is feeling weak or exhausted or if she has some small accident at home /outside which hurts her body part little severely. we did follow a course of epilepsy tablets for 6 month in 2010 but it was exhausting her and health was further deteriorating. hence stopped that. this year it happened twice every time with reason. me and family support her all the way emotionally / mentally. also makes sure that she is having proper diet and sleep. please advise what best can be done medicine wise and in terms of improving health by diet or nah other ways. thank you
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Daer PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic remedy for your complaint:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPS LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
What is the suitable medicine in homeopathy for epilepsy for middle people event hough they are using English medicine like levers xr 750and Valero cr300twice a dsy
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPShttp://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Clodep while taking a dietary supplement?
It depends on what kind of dietary supplement it is. Normally absorption of Clodep is not affected by food and other vitamins. Consult your doctor before you start taking the medication.
Q. Which medication is best, alprazolam or Clodep?
Both are equally effective as suggested in different research studies.
Q. What is the difference between clotiazepam and Clodep?
Clotiazepam is a benzodiazepine which has anxiolytic, sedative and antiepileptic property. It differs from other benzodiazepines (Clodep) in that the benzene ring is replaced by thiophene ring. Clinical use of clotiazepam is relatively low.
Q. Which medication is best, lorazepam or Clodep?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Which medication is best, diazepam or Clodep?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can Clodep affect my sex drive?
There are few reports but it is not so common. Clodep does not affect the sexual drive in all the patients.
Q. Is Clodep a narcotic?
No. Clodep is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Q. Is Clodep muscle relaxant?
Clodep is approved for the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and epilepsy. Some research studies have shown it has got muscle relaxant properties.
Q. Can I take vitamin B along with Clodep?
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin B when taken with Clodep.
Q. Can I take vitamin C along with Clodep?
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin C when taken with Clodep.
Q. Can I take Clodep while I am on hepatitis C treatment?
The treatment of hepatitis C includes many drugs and the side effects depends on which drug you are prescribed.
Q. Can Clodep cause euphoria?
No. Clodep does not cause euphoria. It causes sleepiness, dizziness etc.
Q. Can Clodep get you high?
Clodep does not make you feel high.
Q. Can Clodep be replaced with paroxetine?
No. both are different medication. Clodep is an antianxiety, anticonvulsant drug whereas Paroxetine is an antidepressant medication
Q. Can Clodep cause rash?
Clodep is not commonly known to cause a rash but hypersensitive individuals can develop a rash.
Q. Is Clodep the best choice for restless legs syndrome?
There are other treatment modalities for restless leg syndrome but among these benzodiazepine class of drug Clodep is most studied drug. It is not approved for restless leg syndrome but used off label.
Q. How is bupropion different than Clodep?
Bupropion is in the treatment of depression and for smoking cessation. Clodep is an anti-seizure and anti-anxiety medicine.
Q. Can I take Clodep 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, Clodep or clobazam?
Clobazam causes less sedation as compared to Clodep as seen in few research studies.In few studies, clobazam showed a good retention when given for a longer period whereas Clodep needs a dose escalation.
Q. Can I take Clodep along with fluoxetine?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Q. Can I take Clodep while I am also taking antibiotics?
It depends on which antibiotics you are on treatment. Consult your doctor before starting these medications.
Q. Can I take Clodep 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, Clodep or nitrazepam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can I take Clodep along with paracetamol?
Yes. You can take prescribed doses of paracetamol with Clodep. Inform your doctor if you have any allergy or liver problems before starting these medications.
Q. Which is stronger Clodep or oxazepam?
We could not find any direct studies comparing Clodep with oxazepam. However, oxazepam is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with a slow onset of action.
Q. Which medication is better Clodep 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.
Q. When does Clodep expire?
The expiry date of Clodep is given on the tablet strip and provided by the manufacturer.
Q. How does Clodep affect the brain?
Clodep 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 Clodep along with coffee?
Yes. There are no major interactions known between coffee and Clodep.
Q. What is the difference between Clodep and zopiclone?
Clodep 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 Clodep and olanzapine?
Clodep is an anti-seizure, antianxiety medication. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication.
Q. Can Clodep cause low blood pressure?
Clodep is not known to cause low blood pressure commonly. It can cause palpitation in some patients.
Q. Can I use Clodep for sciatica?
No. Clodep is not a known medication for sciatica. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Q. Can tremors be treated with Clodep?
Clodep is not an approved drugs for treatment of tremors. However, in some research studies, it has been shown Clodep is effective
Q. Can I use Clodep for nausea?
No. Clodep is not a medication for nausea. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Q. Can I use Clodep for a headache?
No. Clodep is not a medication for a headache. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Q. Can I use Clodep for vertigo?
No. Clodep is not a medication for vertigo. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication. However, few studies have shown its effectiveness in vertigo.
Q. Can insomnia be treated with Clodep?
Yes. Though Clodep is not approved for treatment of insomnia. Clodep is used off-label for the treatment of sleep disorders.
Q. Can I use Clodep for depression?
No. Clodep is not a medication for depression. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating depression.
Q. Can I use Clodep in pain management?
No. Clodep 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 Clodep in pain management.
Q. What is the good time to take Clodep?
It is given mostly at night as it causes sedation.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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