Clozio 0.5 mg Tablet MD


Overview

Uses of Clozio Tablet MD

Clozio 0.5 mg Tablet MD is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorder.

Clozio Tablet MD side effects

Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use Clozio Tablet MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Clozio 0.5 mg Tablet MD may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Clozio Tablet MD works

Clozio 0.5 mg Tablet MD 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.

Clozio Tablet MD related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Clozio Tablet MD?

If you miss a dose of Clozio 0.5 mg Tablet MD, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • If you are taking Clozio 0.5 mg Tablet MD 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 Clozio 0.5 mg Tablet MD, 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 Clozio 0.5 mg Tablet MD is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Clozio with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Clozio

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my wife PATIENT suffering from Epilepsy. she gets it generally when she is feeling weak or exhausted or if she has some small accident at home /outside which hurts her body part little severely. we did follow a course of epilepsy tablets for 6 month in 2010 but it was exhausting her and health was further deteriorating. hence stopped that. this year it happened twice every time with reason. me and family support her all the way emotionally / mentally. also makes sure that she is having proper diet and sleep. please advise what best can be done medicine wise and in terms of improving health by diet or nah other ways. thank you
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Daer PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic remedy for your complaint:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPS LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
What is the suitable medicine in homeopathy for epilepsy for middle people event hough they are using English medicine like levers xr 750and Valero cr300twice a dsy
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPShttp://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Clozio while taking a dietary supplement?
It depends on what kind of dietary supplement it is. Normally absorption of Clozio is not affected by food and other vitamins. Consult your doctor before you start taking the medication.
Q. Which medication is best, alprazolam or Clozio?
Both are equally effective as suggested in different research studies.
Q. What is the difference between clotiazepam and Clozio?
Clotiazepam is a benzodiazepine which has anxiolytic, sedative and antiepileptic property. It differs from other benzodiazepines (Clozio) in that the benzene ring is replaced by thiophene ring. Clinical use of clotiazepam is relatively low.
Q. Which medication is best, lorazepam or Clozio?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Which medication is best, diazepam or Clozio?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can Clozio affect my sex drive?
There are few reports but it is not so common. Clozio does not affect the sexual drive in all the patients.
Q. Is Clozio a narcotic?
No. Clozio is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Q. Is Clozio muscle relaxant?
Clozio 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 Clozio?
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin B when taken with Clozio.
Q. Can I take vitamin C along with Clozio?
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin C when taken with Clozio.
Q. Can I take Clozio 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 Clozio cause euphoria?
No. Clozio does not cause euphoria. It causes sleepiness, dizziness etc.
Q. Can Clozio get you high?
Clozio does not make you feel high.
Q. Can Clozio be replaced with paroxetine?
No. both are different medication. Clozio is an antianxiety, anticonvulsant drug whereas Paroxetine is an antidepressant medication
Q. Can Clozio cause rash?
Clozio is not commonly known to cause a rash but hypersensitive individuals can develop a rash.
Q. Is Clozio the best choice for restless legs syndrome?
There are other treatment modalities for restless leg syndrome but among these benzodiazepine class of drug Clozio is most studied drug. It is not approved for restless leg syndrome but used off label.
Q. How is bupropion different than Clozio?
Bupropion is in the treatment of depression and for smoking cessation. Clozio is an anti-seizure and anti-anxiety medicine.
Q. Can I take Clozio 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, Clozio or clobazam?
Clobazam causes less sedation as compared to Clozio as seen in few research studies.In few studies, clobazam showed a good retention when given for a longer period whereas Clozio needs a dose escalation.
Q. Can I take Clozio 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 Clozio 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 Clozio 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, Clozio or nitrazepam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can I take Clozio along with paracetamol?
Yes. You can take prescribed doses of paracetamol with Clozio. Inform your doctor if you have any allergy or liver problems before starting these medications.
Q. Which is stronger Clozio or oxazepam?
We could not find any direct studies comparing Clozio with oxazepam. However, oxazepam is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with a slow onset of action.
Q. Which medication is better Clozio 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 Clozio expire?
The expiry date of Clozio is given on the tablet strip and provided by the manufacturer.
Q. How does Clozio affect the brain?
Clozio 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 Clozio along with coffee?
Yes. There are no major interactions known between coffee and Clozio.
Q. What is the difference between Clozio and zopiclone?
Clozio 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 Clozio and olanzapine?
Clozio is an anti-seizure, antianxiety medication. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication.
Q. Can Clozio cause low blood pressure?
Clozio is not known to cause low blood pressure commonly. It can cause palpitation in some patients.
Q. Can I use Clozio for sciatica?
No. Clozio is not a known medication for sciatica. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Q. Can tremors be treated with Clozio?
Clozio is not an approved drugs for treatment of tremors. However, in some research studies, it has been shown Clozio is effective
Q. Can I use Clozio for nausea?
No. Clozio is not a medication for nausea. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Q. Can I use Clozio for a headache?
No. Clozio is not a medication for a headache. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Q. Can I use Clozio for vertigo?
No. Clozio 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 Clozio?
Yes. Though Clozio is not approved for treatment of insomnia. Clozio is used off-label for the treatment of sleep disorders.
Q. Can I use Clozio for depression?
No. Clozio 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 Clozio in pain management?
No. Clozio 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 Clozio in pain management.
Q. What is the good time to take Clozio?
It is given mostly at night as it causes sedation.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 26th Mar 2018.
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