food interaction for ORESTA tablet

alcohol interaction for ORESTA tablet

pregnancy interaction for ORESTA tablet

lactation interaction for ORESTA tablet

medicine interaction for ORESTA tablet

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Oresta 5mg tablet at a fixed time.
Oresta 5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Oresta 5mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR ORESTA 5mg tablet

    Clobazam(5mg)

    Oresta tablet uses

    Oresta 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia, anxiety and epilepsy.

    How oresta tablet works

    Oresta 5mg tablet works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

    Common side effects of oresta tablet

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR ORESTA tablet

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    • FRISIUM 5MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sanofi India Ltd
      Rs. 5.11/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 51.08
      pay 2% more per tablet
    • CLOBA 5MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 4.71/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 47.12
      save 6% more per tablet
    • LOBAZAM 5MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 5.01/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 50.08
      same price
    • CLOZAM 5MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Abbott India Ltd
      Rs. 4.86/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 48.64
      save 3% more per tablet
    • CLOBAKEM 5MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Alkem Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 6.25/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 62.50
      pay 25% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR ORESTA tablet

    • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.
       
    • Clobazam may be addictive, so take it as prescribed by the doctor. 
    • Do not discontinue the use of Clobazam, unless the doctor has advised you. Discontinuation may cause withdrawal symptoms, which may include seizures.
    • Clobazam may cause memory problems, drowsiness, confusion, especially in elderly patients. 
    • Most people may find that it gets less effective over time. 
    • Avoid driving after taking Clobazam as it may cause drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion. 
    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Clobazam, it may cause excessive drowsiness. 

    Frequently asked questions FOR ORESTA 5mg tablet

    Clobazam

    Q. Is clobazam/ frisium a benzodiazepine or narcotic or a controlled drug or sedative or addictive?
    Clobazamis benzodiazepine and controlled drug (addictive), but not a narcotic substance and doesn't cause addiction
    Q. Is clobazam FDA approved?
    It is approved by FDA
    Q. Is clobazamthe same as Valium?
    Both of this drugs belongs a to a class called benzodiazepine, but their effects are different
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    Q. Is clobazam safe?
    Clobazam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
    Q. Does clobazam cause weight gain/ make you sleepy or tired?
    Clobazam may cause weight gain,make you feel sleepy or dizzy, especially when you first start treatment. Contact your doctor if you develop such symptom
    Q. Does clobazam get you high?
    Yes. But do not use this medicine without prescription as this medicine has potential for abuse with many side effects.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)