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Ozepam 0.25mg Tablet

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Composition for Ozepam 0.25mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Ozepam 0.25mg Tablet

Epilepsy, Anxiety disorder
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Medicine Overview of Ozepam Tablet

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Uses of Ozepam Tablet

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

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

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

How Ozepam Tablet works

Ozepam 0.25mg 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 Ozepam Tablet

Expert advice for Ozepam Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Ozepam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Ozepam 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Ozepam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clonazepam

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.
There are few reports but it is not so common. Ozepam does not affect the sexual drive in all the patients.
No. Ozepam is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Ozepam is approved for the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and epilepsy. Some research studies have shown it has got muscle relaxant properties.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin B when taken with Ozepam.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin C when taken with Ozepam.
The treatment of hepatitis C includes many drugs and the side effects depends on which drug you are prescribed.
No. Ozepam does not cause euphoria. It causes sleepiness, dizziness etc.
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
Ozepam is not commonly known to cause a rash but hypersensitive individuals can develop a rash.
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.
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.
The expiry date of Ozepam is given on the tablet strip and provided by the manufacturer.
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.
Ozepam is not known to cause low blood pressure commonly. It can cause palpitation in some patients.
No. Ozepam is not a known medication for sciatica. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Ozepam is not an approved drugs for treatment of tremors. However, in some research studies, it has been shown Ozepam is effective
No. Ozepam is not a medication for nausea. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Ozepam is not a medication for a headache. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Ozepam is not a medication for vertigo. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication. However, few studies have shown its effectiveness in vertigo.
Yes. Though Ozepam is not approved for treatment of insomnia. Ozepam is used off-label for the treatment of sleep disorders.
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.
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.
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 Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Ozepam with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Ozepam with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Ozepam 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
Ozepam with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Ozepam with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Ozepam with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Ozepam with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Ozepam with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Ozepam with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Ozepam with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Ozepam with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Ozepam with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Ozepam with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Ozepam with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Ozepam with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Ozepam with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Ozepam with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Ozepam with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Ozepam with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Ozepam with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Ozepam with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Ozepam with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Ozepam with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Ozepam with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Ozepam with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Ozepam with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Ozepam with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Ozepam with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Ozepam with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
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