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Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet

Epilepsy, Anxiety disorder
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Medicine Overview of Clonex Tablet

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Uses of Clonex Tablet

Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorder.
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Clonex Tablet side effects

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Side Effects of Clonex are Memory impairment, Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Depression, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

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How to use Clonex 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. Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Clonex Tablet works

Clonex 0.5 mg 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.

In Depth Information on Clonex Tablet

Expert advice for Clonex Tablet

  • If you are taking Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet 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 Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet, 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 Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet is very high.
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Clonex Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Clonex Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet 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
Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Clonex Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Clonex 0.5 mg Tablet, 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.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Clonex Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clonazepam

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Clonex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Clonex with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Clonex with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Clonex with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Klarcid, Clarie, C Cin
Clonex with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Clonex with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Clonex with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Clonex with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Clonex with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Clonex with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Clonex with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Nedol, Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Clonex with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Clonex with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Clonex with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Clonex with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Clonex with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Clonex with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Clonex with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Clonex with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Clonex with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Clonex with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Clonex with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Clonex with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Ocifril, Clomilent, Cloclam, Obsenil, Obnil, Clora, Clomip, Anafranil, Zenil
Clonex with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Clonex with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Clonex with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Clonex with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Clonex with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlorpromazine, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Clonex with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Clonex with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Clonex with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex

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