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Clozepam 2 mg Tablet

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Composition for Clozepam 2 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Clozepam 2 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Clozepam Tablet

Uses of Clozepam Tablet

Clozepam 2 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorder.

Clozepam Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Clozepam 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. Clozepam 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Clozepam Tablet works

Clozepam 2 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 Clozepam Tablet

Expert advice for Clozepam Tablet

  • If you are taking Clozepam 2 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 Clozepam 2 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 Clozepam 2 mg Tablet is very high.
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Clozepam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Clozepam Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Clozepam 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clozepam 2 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
Clozepam 2 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
Clozepam 2 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Clozepam 2 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clozepam 2 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Clozepam 2 mg Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Clozepam 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clozepam 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Clozepam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Clozepam 2 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

Frequently asked questions about Clozepam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clonazepam

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Clozepam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Clozepam with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro
Clozepam with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxmazetol
Clozepam with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Clozepam with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI, Arimip, Clopic, Ocifril, Clomilent
Clozepam with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton
Clozepam with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase
Clozepam with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Antilep, Versizur
Clozepam with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Clozepam with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid, Mythrocin, Frank, Clarsaf, Calrcin, Clarcin, Clarital
Clozepam with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid
Clozepam with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, Edride
Clozepam with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Canzol, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag
Clozepam with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Clozepam with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Clozepam with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV
Clozepam with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol
Clozepam with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Elamin, Diamin
Clozepam with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Clozepam with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Clozepam with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS

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