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Cozil 0.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Cozil 0.5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Cozil 0.5 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Cozil Tablet

Uses of Cozil Tablet

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

Cozil Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Cozil Tablet works

Cozil 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 Cozil Tablet

Expert advice for Cozil Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Cozil Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Cozil 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 Cozil Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clonazepam

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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