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Ozepam 0.25 mg Tablet

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Composition for Ozepam 0.25 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Ozepam 0.25 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ozepam Tablet

Uses of Ozepam Tablet

Ozepam 0.25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorder.

Ozepam Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Ozepam 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. Ozepam 0.25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ozepam Tablet works

Ozepam 0.25 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 Ozepam Tablet

Expert advice for Ozepam Tablet

  • If you are taking Ozepam 0.25 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 Ozepam 0.25 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 Ozepam 0.25 mg Tablet is very high.
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Ozepam Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Ozepam Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Ozepam 0.25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ozepam 0.25 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
Ozepam 0.25 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
Ozepam 0.25 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Ozepam 0.25 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ozepam 0.25 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ozepam 0.25 mg Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Ozepam 0.25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ozepam 0.25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ozepam Tablet?

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If you miss a dose of Ozepam 0.25 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

Questions Related to Ozepam

my wife PATIENT suffering from Epilepsy. she gets it generally when she is feeling weak or exhausted or if she has some small accident at home /outside which hurts her body part little severely. we did follow a course of epilepsy tablets for 6 month in 2010 but it was exhausting her and health was further deteriorating. hence stopped that. this year it happened twice every time with reason. me and family support her all the way emotionally / mentally. also makes sure that she is having proper diet and sleep. please advise what best can be done medicine wise and in terms of improving health by diet or nah other ways. thank you
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Daer PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic remedy for your complaint:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPS LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
What is the suitable medicine in homeopathy for epilepsy for middle people event hough they are using English medicine like levers xr 750and Valero cr300twice a dsy
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPShttp://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
Sir i have been taking tegrital 200 for epileptic fits for the last 21 years. I had fits when i was 24 and doctor prescribed 2 tabs of tegrital 200 daily. I started the medicine and it is working fine till date. I havent seen my doctor ever since. Is it safe to take this drug for such a long time?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Usual treatment duration for epilepsy is for three years, after which medicines are gradually tapered of. Tegrital(carbamazepine) can have ill effect on kidneys. You need regular Kudney Function Test and Complete Blood Counts to monitor any side effect.
Epilepsy patient, taking Zenoxa300mg tab twice a day. I had last attack on 24nov2015. I want to know how long should l take this pill . Can l substitute this with lovax300 or lovax OD300 p/day.pls guide me best. Thnk U.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
u can substitute as LOVAX OD 300 is more cost effective with same SALT,but probably u have to take it for very long time, and decision of stopping should be only taken under consultation of NEUROPHYSICIAN , so kindly consult them
Hi,can u pls tell me abt avena sat? Can i take it for general health improvement and is there any side effect of the same?how long one can take this?
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
Homeopathy
AVENA SATIVA Avena sativa Generalities ? Avena Sativa (common oat) improves the nutrition of brain and nervous system. ? It is useful therefore in nervous exhaustion, sexual debility; debility after exhausting diseases. ? Nervous tremors of the aged, paralysis agitans, chorea and epilepsy. ? Inability to keep the mind fixed on any one subject especially when due to masturbation. ? Bad effects of Morphine habit. ? Insomnia. Dose ? Tincture 10 to 30 drops should be given in hot water.
I am suffering from epilepsy. I want to know it's cause treatment precautions and everything related to epilepsy. Also please tell me about the best doctors in India for the treatment of epilepsy.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
cause- many- infection, stroke, traumaprecautions- avoid swimming n adventure sports; take medicine regularlybest doctors- depends on ur residence
?? ???? ?????? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ??? encorate Charon 200 500 tablet use krta hu kya iska koi solution h Jisse main completely thk ho jau
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Epilepsy requires regular treatment with anticonvulsants like encorate chrono for at least 3 years of seizure free period after which medicines may be tapered off unless seizures reappear. At present, there are no other effective treatment options.

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Frequently asked questions about Ozepam Tablet

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Ozepam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ozepam with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid
Ozepam with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey
Ozepam with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma
Ozepam with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pantoprazole: Altole, Pandosun
Ozepam with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx
Ozepam with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise
Ozepam with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin
Ozepam with Rabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabeprazole: Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure
Ozepam with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Ozepam with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit

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