Zapiz 1 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Zapiz Tablet

Zapiz 1 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorder.

Zapiz Tablet side effects

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

How to use Zapiz 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. Zapiz 1 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zapiz Tablet works

Zapiz 1 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.

Zapiz Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Zapiz 1 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zapiz 1 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
Zapiz 1 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
Zapiz 1 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Zapiz 1 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zapiz 1 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zapiz 1 mg Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Zapiz 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zapiz 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zapiz Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Zapiz 1 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.

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Expert Advice

  • If you are taking Zapiz 1 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 Zapiz 1 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 Zapiz 1 mg Tablet is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zapiz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zapiz

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Suffering from anxiety disorder with mild depressiMedicines are : zosert 50 - 1.5 tab per day, zapiz : 0.5 a day. Have to take BP meds and for dyslipidemia. How to get rid of from zapiz because there is a dependence on that ? Prescribe please.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Reduce zapiz by 0.25 mg for a few weeks and then further by half. If you feel anxious, sertraline dose may need to be adjusted.
Sir, my doctor had prescribed me pexti cr 12 .5 for my anxiety disorder. I had taken this medicine for 4 months and now my stopped this medication. After stopping it i feel moderately nauseated. My question is how long it will take to feel normal again?
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
another month, take Ondem 4mg once daily in mornig
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Zapiz while taking a dietary supplement?

It depends on what kind of dietary supplement it is. Normally absorption of Zapiz is not affected by food and other vitamins. Consult your doctor before you start taking the medication.

Q. Which medication is best, alprazolam or Zapiz?

Both are equally effective as suggested in different research studies.

Q. What is the difference between clotiazepam and Zapiz?

Clotiazepam is a benzodiazepine which has anxiolytic, sedative and antiepileptic property. It differs from other benzodiazepines (Zapiz) in that the benzene ring is replaced by thiophene ring. Clinical use of clotiazepam is relatively low.

Q. Which medication is best, lorazepam or Zapiz?

Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.

Q. Which medication is best, diazepam or Zapiz?

Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.

Q. Can Zapiz affect my sex drive?

There are few reports but it is not so common. Zapiz does not affect the sexual drive in all the patients.

Q. Is Zapiz a narcotic?

No. Zapiz is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.

Q. Is Zapiz muscle relaxant?

Zapiz 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 Zapiz?

There is no known major interaction found with vitamin B when taken with Zapiz.

Q. Can I take vitamin C along with Zapiz?

There is no known major interaction found with vitamin C when taken with Zapiz.

Q. Can I take Zapiz 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 Zapiz cause euphoria?

No. Zapiz does not cause euphoria. It causes sleepiness, dizziness etc.

Q. Can Zapiz get you high?

Zapiz does not make you feel high.

Q. Can Zapiz be replaced with paroxetine?

No. both are different medication. Zapiz is an antianxiety, anticonvulsant drug whereas Paroxetine is an antidepressant medication

Q. Can Zapiz cause rash?

Zapiz is not commonly known to cause a rash but hypersensitive individuals can develop a rash.

Q. Is Zapiz the best choice for restless legs syndrome?

There are other treatment modalities for restless leg syndrome but among these benzodiazepine class of drug Zapiz is most studied drug. It is not approved for restless leg syndrome but used off label.

Q. How is bupropion different than Zapiz?

Bupropion is in the treatment of depression and for smoking cessation. Zapiz is an anti-seizure and anti-anxiety medicine.

Q. Can I take Zapiz 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, Zapiz or clobazam?

Clobazam causes less sedation as compared to Zapiz as seen in few research studies.In few studies, clobazam showed a good retention when given for a longer period whereas Zapiz needs a dose escalation.

Q. Can I take Zapiz 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 Zapiz 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 Zapiz 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, Zapiz or nitrazepam?

Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.

Q. Can I take Zapiz along with paracetamol?

Yes. You can take prescribed doses of paracetamol with Zapiz. Inform your doctor if you have any allergy or liver problems before starting these medications.

Q. Which is stronger Zapiz or oxazepam?

We could not find any direct studies comparing Zapiz with oxazepam. However, oxazepam is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with a slow onset of action.

Q. Which medication is better Zapiz 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 Zapiz expire?

The expiry date of Zapiz is given on the tablet strip and provided by the manufacturer.

Q. How does Zapiz affect the brain?

Zapiz 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 Zapiz along with coffee?

Yes. There are no major interactions known between coffee and Zapiz.

Q. What is the difference between Zapiz and zopiclone?

Zapiz 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 Zapiz and olanzapine?

Zapiz is an anti-seizure, antianxiety medication. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication.

Q. Can Zapiz cause low blood pressure?

Zapiz is not known to cause low blood pressure commonly. It can cause palpitation in some patients.

Q. Can I use Zapiz for sciatica?

No. Zapiz is not a known medication for sciatica. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.

Q. Can tremors be treated with Zapiz?

Zapiz is not an approved drugs for treatment of tremors. However, in some research studies, it has been shown Zapiz is effective

Q. Can I use Zapiz for nausea?

No. Zapiz is not a medication for nausea. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.

Q. Can I use Zapiz for a headache?

No. Zapiz is not a medication for a headache. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.

Q. Can I use Zapiz for vertigo?

No. Zapiz 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 Zapiz?

Yes. Though Zapiz is not approved for treatment of insomnia. Zapiz is used off-label for the treatment of sleep disorders.

Q. Can I use Zapiz for depression?

No. Zapiz 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 Zapiz in pain management?

No. Zapiz 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 Zapiz in pain management.

Q. What is the good time to take Zapiz?

It is given mostly at night as it causes sedation.
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