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Clozam 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Clozam 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Clozam 5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Clozam Tablet

Uses of Clozam Tablet

Clozam 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy and severe anxiety.

Clozam Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Clozam are Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Depression, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

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

How Clozam Tablet works

Clozam 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 Clozam Tablet

Expert advice for Clozam Tablet

  • If you are taking Clozam 5 mg Tablet for the treatment of severe 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 Clozam 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 Clozam 5 mg Tablet is very high.
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Clozam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Clozam Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Clozam 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clozam 5 mg 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.
Lactation
Clozam 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.
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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel sleepy or have concentration or memory problems after taking Clozam 5 mg Tablet and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Clozam 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clozam 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Clozam 5 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Clozam 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clozam 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Clozam 5 mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Clozam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clobazam

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Clozam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Clozam with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot
Clozam with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Clozam with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita
Clozam with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxital
Clozam with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Clozam with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Clozam with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez
Clozam with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Clozam with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Clozam with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, C-Pride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF
Clozam with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
Clozam with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pantoprazole: Altole, Pandosun, Paddy, Solprazole, P Od, Pantolex, Pantopaa, Maspan, Pantodell, Zenta
Clozam with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit
Clozam with Rabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabeprazole: Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure, Rabon, Rabequeen, Solrazole, R Od, Rabod, Rabgize, Rabepaa
Clozam with Lansoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lansoprazole: Legend, Lazole, Less, Zolitec, Lansad, Lanspic, Lansure, Wylan, Lanzyco, Dyzole
Clozam with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, SV
Clozam with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid
Clozam with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium
Clozam with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Develpin
Clozam with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Clozam with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Clozam with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase

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