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Monazepam 0.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Monazepam 0.5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Monazepam 0.5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Monazepam Tablet

Uses of Monazepam Tablet

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

Monazepam Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Monazepam Tablet works

Monazepam 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 Monazepam Tablet

Expert advice for Monazepam Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Monazepam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Monazepam 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 Monazepam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clonazepam

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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