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Copax 1mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Copax 1mg Tablet SR

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Primary uses of Copax 1mg Tablet SR

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Copax Tablet SR

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Uses of Copax Tablet SR

Copax 1mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Copax Tablet SR side effects

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

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How to use Copax Tablet SR

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. Copax 1mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Copax Tablet SR works

Copax 1mg Tablet SR 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 Copax Tablet SR

Expert advice for Copax Tablet SR

  • If you are taking Copax 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 Copax, 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 Copax is very high.
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Copax Tablet SR related warnings
Special precautions for Copax Tablet SR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Copax 1mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Copax 1mg Tablet SR 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
Copax 1mg Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Copax 1mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Copax 1mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Copax 1mg Tablet SR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Copax 1mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Copax 1mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Copax Tablet SR?uses

If you miss a dose of Copax 1mg Tablet SR, 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 Copax Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Copax is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not to be used for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
Copax is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, the use of Copax has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Copax is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
No, Copax is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Copax is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
No, Copax is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
No, Copax is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Copax should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Yes, Copax is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not recommended for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
No, Copax is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Copax should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
No, Copax is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Copax. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Copax.
Yes, Copax makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Copax. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Copax and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Yes, Copax like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Copax. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Copax.
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Copax. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Copax with hydrocodone?
Copax should not be taken with hydrocodone. Copax belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and hydrocodone belongs to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Copax with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Copax and paracetamol. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Copax with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Copax and hence decrease the levels of Copax in the body which may decrease the effect of Copax and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Copax with clonazepam?
Copax should not be taken with clonazepam as both the medicines belong to the same class of medicines called benzodiazepines. When taken together, they can cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Copax with oxycodone?
Copax should not be taken with oxycodone. Copax belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and oxycodone belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Copax with tramadol?
Copax should not be taken with tramadol. Copax belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and tramadol belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Copax with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Copax and ibuprofen. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Copax with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Copax and sertraline. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Copax with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Copax and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Copax should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Copax is not indicated for the treatment of any kind of pain. It belongs to the class of benzodiazepines and is indicated for the treatment of anxiety.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Copax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Copax with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Copax with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Copax with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Copax with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Copax with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Copax with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Copax with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Copax with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Copax with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Copax with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Copax with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Copax with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Copax with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Copax with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Copax with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Copax with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Copax with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Copax with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Copax with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Copax with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Copax with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Copax with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Copax with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Copax with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Copax with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Copax with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Copax 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
Copax with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Copax with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Copax with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin

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