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Zep 5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zep 5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Zep Tablet

Uses of Zep Tablet

Zep 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy and severe anxiety.

Zep Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Zep are Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Depression, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

How to use Zep 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. Zep 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zep Tablet works

Zep 5 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.

In Depth Information on Zep Tablet

Expert advice for Zep Tablet

  • If you are taking Zep 5 mg Tablet for the treatment of severe 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 Zep 5 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 Zep 5 mg Tablet is very high.
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Zep Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zep Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Zep 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zep 5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Zep 5 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.
Short-term use is not expected to cause any adverse effects in the breastfed baby, especially if the baby is older than 2 months. During long-term use, monitor for possible sleepiness.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel sleepy or have concentration or memory problems after taking Zep 5 mg Tablet and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Zep 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zep 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Zep 5 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Zep 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zep 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Zep 5 mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Zep Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clobazam

Q. Is Zep/ frisium a benzodiazepine or narcotic or a controlled drug or sedative or addictive?
Zep.s benzodiazepine and controlled drug (addictive), but not a narcotic substance and doesn't cause addiction
Q. Is Zep FDA approved?
It is approved by FDA
Q. Is Zepthe same as Valium?
Both of this drugs belongs a to a class called benzodiazepine, but their effects are different
Q. Is Zep safe?
Zep is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Zep cause weight gain/ make you sleepy or tired?
Zep may cause weight gain,make you feel sleepy or dizzy, especially when you first start treatment. Contact your doctor if you develop such symptom
Q. Does Zep get you high?
Yes. But do not use this medicine without prescription as this medicine has potential for abuse with many side effects.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zep with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zep with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Zep with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Zep with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Zep with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Zep with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Zep with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Zep with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Antilep, Versizur
Zep with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase
Zep with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI, Arimip, Clopic, Ocifril, Clomilent, Cloclam
Zep with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Zep with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, Edride
Zep with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Elamin, Diamin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Zep with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid, Mythrocin, Frank, Clarsaf, Calrcin, Clarcin, Clarital
Zep with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, Valcontin
Zep with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Canzol, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Clotrim V
Zep with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton
Zep with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid
Zep with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep

Substitutes for Zep Tablet

Cloba 5mg Tablet
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