Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet

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Short term anxiety, Schizophrenia, Alcohol withdrawal
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Medicine Overview of Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet

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Uses of Chlordiazepoxide

Chlordiazepoxide is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and alcohol withdrawal.
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Side effects of Chlordiazepoxide

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

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How to use Chlordiazepoxide

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. Avoid Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet works

Chlordiazepoxide 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.
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Uses of Trifluoperazine

Trifluoperazine is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
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Side effects of Trifluoperazine

Common

Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Sleepiness, Dry mouth, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Parkinsonism, Weight gain, Akathisia, Dystonia, Constipation.

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How to use Trifluoperazine

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. Avoid Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet works

Trifluoperazine is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

In Depth Information on Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Chlordiazepoxide

  • If you are taking Chlordiazepoxide 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 Chlordiazepoxide, 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 Chlordiazepoxide is very high.

Expert advice for Trifluoperazine

  • Inform your doctor before taking trifluoperazine if you or anyone from your family is suffering from any heart/blood-vessel disease or have a history of problems with blood clotting, or if you suffer from Parkinson’s disease (nervous system disorder characterized by tremors, rigidity and difficulty in movements), epilepsy (fits), glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eye), Myasthenia gravis (abnormal weakness of muscles), loss of cognitive or memory function or changes in body temperature.
  • Take precautions while using trifluoperazine if you are at risk for getting a stroke (paralysis) because of heart disease, diabetes, high blood cholesterol.
  • Do not drive vehicle or operate heavy machinery while taking this drug as it may make you feel dizzy.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking trifluoperazine as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Consult your doctor before taking trifluoperazine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Serepose 10 mg/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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during l
actation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet make u feel dizzy, drowsy or can cause blurred vision. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in pa
tients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in pa
tients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Serepose 10 mg/2 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Chlordiazepoxide

Q. Does Chlordiazepoxide work and what does Chlordiazepoxide treat?
Chlordiazepoxide 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
Q. Is Chlordiazepoxide a benzodiazepine?
Chlordiazepoxide belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines
Q. Is Chlordiazepoxide addictive?
Yes. Chlordiazepoxide 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
Q. Is Chlordiazepoxide stronger than Xanax?
Xanax is a trade name for active drug alprazolam which belongs to the same group of medicines as Chlordiazepoxide called benzodiazepines. Chlordiazepoxide 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
Q. Does Chlordiazepoxide make you sleepy?
Yes, Chlordiazepoxide may make you sleepy
Q. Does Chlordiazepoxide cause weight gain/constipation?
Chlordiazepoxide is not known to cause weight gain/ constipation
Q. Does Chlordiazepoxide get you high?
Chlordiazepoxide 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
Q. Does Chlordiazepoxide expire?
Yes. Chlordiazepoxide drug has expiry date. Refer to the label instruction of the medicine for detailed information regarding expiry of the drug.
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Substitutes for Serepose

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