Zaxpam 10mg Tablet

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Zaxpam 10mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety, Alcohol withdrawal
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Medicine Overview of Zaxpam Tablet


Uses of Zaxpam Tablet

Zaxpam 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and alcohol withdrawal.

Side effects of Zaxpam Tablet


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


How to use Zaxpam 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zaxpam 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Zaxpam Tablet works

Zaxpam 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 Zaxpam Tablet

Expert advice for Zaxpam Tablet

  • If you are taking Zaxpam 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 Zaxpam, 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 Zaxpam is very high.
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Special precautions for Zaxpam 10mg Tablet
Zaxpam 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Zaxpam 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.
Zaxpam 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As Zaxpam 10mg Tablet may affect how your muscles work or may make you feel sleepy or forgetful. It may also impair your alertness which can affect your ability to drive.
Zaxpam 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zaxpam 10mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Use of Zaxpam 10mg Tablet may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Zaxpam 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zaxpam 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Zaxpam 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Azibey 200mg Suspension, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Oxazepam, 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zaxpam 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Oxazepam

Zaxpam belongs to benzodiazepine group of medicines and it is not a narcotic
Yes, Zaxpam is addictive. If used more than 4 weeks without a break, there is a risk of becomingdependent or of having problems when you stop taking
Q. Is oxazepam a metabolite of diazepam/clonazepam?
Yes, oxazepam is a metabolite of diazepam but not of clonazepam
Q. Can I take oxazepam with mirtazapine/ Zoloft/ tramadol/ diazepam/ antibiotics?
Oxazepam may interact with these medications. Kindly follow doctors instructions
Zaxpam and valium/Xanax, all belong to same class of medicines called benzodiazepines, and have similar effect on brain. However, consult your doctor for specific indications of each medicine
Zaxpam may cause these side effects. Call your doctor if you experience any unusual problems during your treatment with Zaxpam.

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