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Poxid 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Poxid 10mg Tablet

Alcohol withdrawal, Severe anxiety
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Medicine Overview of Poxid Tablet

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Uses of Poxid Tablet

Poxid 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal and severe anxiety.
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Poxid Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Poxid 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. Poxid 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Poxid 10mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Poxid Tablet works

Poxid 10mg 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 Poxid Tablet

Expert advice for Poxid Tablet

  • If you are taking Poxid 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 Poxid, 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 Poxid is very high.
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Poxid Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Poxid Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Poxid 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Poxid 10mg 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
Poxid 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Poxid 10mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Poxid 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Poxid 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Poxid 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Poxid 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Poxid Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Poxid 10mg 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 Poxid Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Chlordiazepoxide

Poxid is used for the short-term (2-4 weeks only) treatment of severe anxiety, which may occur alone or in association with sleeping problems (insomnia) or personality/behavioral disorders. It may also be used to treat muscle spasms, and to relieve alcohol withdrawal symptoms
Q. Is chlordiazepoxide/chlordiazepoxide + clidinium a narcotic/controlled drug or substance?
Chlordiazepoxide is not a narcotic drug. Chlordiazepoxide is classified by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a Schedule IV controlled substance. Any medicine which contains chlordiazepoxide alone or in combination with other drugs will be treated as a controlled substance and will require prescription for purchase
Poxid belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines
Yes. Poxid is not recommended for long term use as it may increase the risk of dependence
Q. Is chlordiazepoxide the same as diazepam?
No. Chlordiazepoxide and diazepam are not the same; however, they both belong to the same class of drug known as benzodiazepines
Xanax is a trade name for active drug alprazolam which belongs to the same group of medicines as Poxid called benzodiazepines. Poxid used to treat anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, or muscle spasms. Xanax (alprazolam) is used to treat severe anxiety and severe anxiety associated with depression
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with chlordiazepoxide?
Chlordiazepoxide has no known harmful interaction with ibuprofen. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Yes, Poxid may make you sleepy
Poxid is not known to cause weight gain/ constipation
Poxid does have the risk of causing dependence on long term use due to the calming effects, which may be described by some as ‘getting high
Yes. Poxid drug has expiry date. Refer to the label instruction of the medicine for detailed information regarding expiry of the drug.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Poxid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Poxid with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Poxid with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Poxid with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Poxid with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Poxid with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Poxid with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Poxid with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Poxid with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Poxid with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Poxid with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Poxid with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Poxid with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Poxid with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Poxid with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Poxid with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Poxid 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
Poxid with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Poxid with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Poxid with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Poxid with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Poxid with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Poxid with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Poxid with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Poxid with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Poxid with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Poxid with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Poxid with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Poxid with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Poxid with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Poxid with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
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