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Convaclon 0.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Convaclon 0.5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Convaclon 0.5 mg Tablet

Epilepsy, Anxiety disorder
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Medicine Overview of Convaclon Tablet

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Uses of Convaclon Tablet

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

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

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

How Convaclon Tablet works

Convaclon 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 Convaclon Tablet

Expert advice for Convaclon Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Convaclon Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Convaclon 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

Frequently asked questions about Convaclon Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clonazepam

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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