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Osopose 2 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Osopose Tablet

Osopose 2 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.

Osopose Tablet side effects

Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use Osopose 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. Osopose 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Osopose Tablet works

Osopose 2 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.

Osopose Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Osopose 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Osopose 2 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
CAUTION
Osopose 2 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Osopose 2 mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Osopose 2 mg Tablet should be gradual.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Osopose 2 mg Tablet can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Osopose 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Osopose 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment may be required if it is to be given for a long period
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Osopose 2 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Osopose Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Osopose 2 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Osopose 2 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • If you are taking Osopose 2 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 Osopose 2 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 Osopose 2 mg Tablet is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Osopose with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma
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Brand(s): R Zep
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Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
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Brand(s): Valkid
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Brand(s): Altole, Pandosun
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Brand(s): Imirise
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Brand(s): Stoin
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Brand(s): Oxzey
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Brand(s): Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Osopose

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Is Osopose an opioid/ painkiller/ barbiturate/ sedative/ muscle relaxant?

Osopose belongs to a class of medication called as benzodiazepine. It produces sedation and also causes muscle relaxation. It is not a barbiturate, and does not relieve pain

Q. Is Osopose a sleeping pill?

Osopose is used as sedative drug which induces sleep

Q. Is Osopose a narcotic/controlled drug?

Osopose is considered as a narcotic drug, as it has low, but definite potential to cause addiction, resulting in abuse of the drug; hence, its sale is controlled. It is available only according to the prescription of a doctor

Q. How long can I take Osopose for?

It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor

Q. Can I take Osopose for back pain/toothache/anxiety/hangover?

Osopose is used in the treatment of short-term relief (2-4 weeks) of severe anxiety. It is not a pain-relieving medication, and cannot be used to relieve pain. It does not relieve hangover

Q. Does Osopose help with opioid withdrawal?

Osopose is used to induce sleep, control fits and other symptoms of withdrawal of opioids as well as other depressant drugs

Q. Does Osopose cause weight gain/drowsiness/thins blood?

Drowsiness is the most common side effect of Osopose. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood

Q. Does Osopose show on blood test?

Yes, Osopose can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses

Q. Does Osopose make you high?

Osopose is a benzodiazepine, which calms down the brain to relieve symptoms of brain hyperactivity. This effect may be perceived by some as pleasant, or ‘getting high'. Osopose is considered as a narcotic drug, as it has low, but definite potential to cause addiction, resulting in abuse of the drug; hence, its sale is controlled. It is available only according to the prescription of a doctor.
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