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Kaprolam 0.25mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Kaprolam 0.25mg Tablet

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Kaprolam Tablet

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Uses of Kaprolam Tablet

Kaprolam 0.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Kaprolam Tablet 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 Kaprolam 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. Kaprolam 0.25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Kaprolam Tablet works

Kaprolam 0.25mg Tablet 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 Kaprolam Tablet

Expert advice for Kaprolam Tablet

  • If you are taking Kaprolam 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 Kaprolam, 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 Kaprolam is very high.
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Kaprolam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Kaprolam Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Kaprolam 0.25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Kaprolam 0.25mg 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
CAUTION
Kaprolam 0.25mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Kaprolam 0.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Kaprolam 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Kaprolam 0.25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Kaprolam 0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kaprolam 0.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Kaprolam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Kaprolam 0.25mg 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 Kaprolam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

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