CLODUS 5MG TABLET

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for CLODUS 5MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Insomnia, anxiety, epilepsy
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Substitutes for CLODUS TABLET

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Medicine Overview of CLODUS TABLET

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Uses of CLODUS TABLET

Clodus 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia, anxiety and epilepsy.
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Side effects of CLODUS TABLET

Common

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

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How to use CLODUS 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 Clodus 5mg tablet at a fixed time.

How CLODUS TABLET works

Clodus 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 CLODUS TABLET

Expert advice for CLODUS TABLET

  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Clobazam is very high. 
  • If you are taking Clobazam for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Clobazam, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for CLODUS 5MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Clodus 5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clodus 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
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, ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION, PRATHAM 200MG/5ML REDIUSE SUSPENSION, AZIBIG 200MG SUSPENSION

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for CLODUS 5MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Clobazam

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