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Cloxide 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Cloxide 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Cloxide 10mg Tablet

Alcohol withdrawal, Severe anxiety
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Medicine Overview of Cloxide Tablet

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Uses of Cloxide Tablet

Cloxide 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal and severe anxiety.
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Cloxide Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Cloxide 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. Cloxide 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Cloxide 10mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Cloxide Tablet works

Cloxide 10mg 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 Cloxide Tablet

Expert advice for Cloxide Tablet

  • If you are taking Cloxide 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 Cloxide, 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 Cloxide is very high.
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Cloxide Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cloxide Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Cloxide 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cloxide 10mg 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
CAUTION
Cloxide 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Cloxide 10mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Cloxide 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cloxide 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cloxide 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cloxide 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cloxide Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Cloxide 10mg 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

Frequently asked questions about Cloxide Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Chlordiazepoxide

Cloxide is used for the short-term (2-4 weeks only) treatment of severe anxiety, which may occur alone or in association with sleeping problems (insomnia) or personality/behavioral disorders. It may also be used to treat muscle spasms, and to relieve alcohol withdrawal symptoms
Q. Is chlordiazepoxide/chlordiazepoxide + clidinium a narcotic/controlled drug or substance?
Chlordiazepoxide is not a narcotic drug. Chlordiazepoxide is classified by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a Schedule IV controlled substance. Any medicine which contains chlordiazepoxide alone or in combination with other drugs will be treated as a controlled substance and will require prescription for purchase
Cloxide belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines
Yes. Cloxide is not recommended for long term use as it may increase the risk of dependence
Q. Is chlordiazepoxide the same as diazepam?
No. Chlordiazepoxide and diazepam are not the same; however, they both belong to the same class of drug known as benzodiazepines
Xanax is a trade name for active drug alprazolam which belongs to the same group of medicines as Cloxide called benzodiazepines. Cloxide used to treat anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, or muscle spasms. Xanax (alprazolam) is used to treat severe anxiety and severe anxiety associated with depression
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with chlordiazepoxide?
Chlordiazepoxide has no known harmful interaction with ibuprofen. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Yes, Cloxide may make you sleepy
Cloxide is not known to cause weight gain/ constipation
Cloxide does have the risk of causing dependence on long term use due to the calming effects, which may be described by some as ‘getting high
Yes. Cloxide drug has expiry date. Refer to the label instruction of the medicine for detailed information regarding expiry of the drug.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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