Zep 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Severe anxiety, Epilepsy
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Zep Tablet

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Uses of Zep Tablet

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

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

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

How Zep Tablet works

Zep 5mg 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 Zep Tablet

Expert advice for Zep Tablet

  • If you are taking Zep 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, 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 is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zep 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Zep 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zep 5mg 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.
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Lactation
Zep 5mg 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

You may feel sleepy or have concentration or memory problems after taking Zep 5mg Tablet and this may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Zep 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zep 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Zep 5mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zep 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zep 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on use of Zep 5mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Encorate Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zep 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Clobazam

Zep.s benzodiazepine and controlled drug (addictive), but not a narcotic substance and doesn't cause addiction
It is approved by FDA
Both of this drugs belongs a to a class called benzodiazepine, but their effects are different
Zep is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
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
Yes. But do not use this medicine without prescription as this medicine has potential for abuse with many side effects.
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