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Zepam 0.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Zepam 0.5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zepam 0.5 mg Tablet

Epilepsy, Anxiety disorder
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Medicine Overview of Zepam Tablet

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Uses of Zepam Tablet

Zepam 0.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorder.
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Zepam Tablet side effects

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Side Effects of Zepam are Memory impairment, Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Depression, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

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How to use Zepam 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. Zepam 0.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zepam Tablet works

Zepam 0.5 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 Zepam Tablet

Expert advice for Zepam Tablet

  • If you are taking Zepam 0.5 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 Zepam 0.5 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 Zepam 0.5 mg Tablet is very high.
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Zepam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zepam Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Zepam 0.5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zepam 0.5 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
Zepam 0.5 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.
Driving
Zepam 0.5 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Zepam 0.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zepam 0.5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zepam 0.5 mg Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Zepam 0.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zepam 0.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zepam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zepam 0.5 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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Frequently asked questions about Zepam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clonazepam

It depends on what kind of dietary supplement it is. Normally absorption of Zepam is not affected by food and other vitamins. Consult your doctor before you start taking the medication.
Q. Which medication is best, alprazolam or Zepam?
Both are equally effective as suggested in different research studies.
Q. What is the difference between clotiazepam and Zepam?
Clotiazepam is a benzodiazepine which has anxiolytic, sedative and antiepileptic property. It differs from other benzodiazepines (Zepam) in that the benzene ring is replaced by thiophene ring. Clinical use of clotiazepam is relatively low.
Q. Which medication is best, lorazepam or Zepam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Which medication is best, diazepam or Zepam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
There are few reports but it is not so common. Zepam does not affect the sexual drive in all the patients.
No. Zepam is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Zepam is approved for the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and epilepsy. Some research studies have shown it has got muscle relaxant properties.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin B when taken with Zepam.
There is no known major interaction found with vitamin C when taken with Zepam.
The treatment of hepatitis C includes many drugs and the side effects depends on which drug you are prescribed.
No. Zepam does not cause euphoria. It causes sleepiness, dizziness etc.
Zepam does not make you feel high.
Q. Can Zepam be replaced with paroxetine?
No. both are different medication. Zepam is an antianxiety, anticonvulsant drug whereas Paroxetine is an antidepressant medication
Zepam is not commonly known to cause a rash but hypersensitive individuals can develop a rash.
There are other treatment modalities for restless leg syndrome but among these benzodiazepine class of drug Zepam is most studied drug. It is not approved for restless leg syndrome but used off label.
Q. How is bupropion different than Zepam?
Bupropion is in the treatment of depression and for smoking cessation. Zepam is an anti-seizure and anti-anxiety medicine.
Q. Can I take Zepam 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, Zepam or clobazam?
Clobazam causes less sedation as compared to Zepam as seen in few research studies.In few studies, clobazam showed a good retention when given for a longer period whereas Zepam needs a dose escalation.
Q. Can I take Zepam along with fluoxetine?
You should avoid taking these two drugs together as they increase side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
It depends on which antibiotics you are on treatment. Consult your doctor before starting these medications.
Q. Can I take Zepam 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, Zepam or nitrazepam?
Both are equally effective as shown in the research studies.
Q. Can I take Zepam along with paracetamol?
Yes. You can take prescribed doses of paracetamol with Zepam. Inform your doctor if you have any allergy or liver problems before starting these medications.
Q. Which is stronger Zepam or oxazepam?
We could not find any direct studies comparing Zepam with oxazepam. However, oxazepam is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with a slow onset of action.
Q. Which medication is better Zepam 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.
The expiry date of Zepam is given on the tablet strip and provided by the manufacturer.
Zepam 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 Zepam along with coffee?
Yes. There are no major interactions known between coffee and Zepam.
Q. What is the difference between Zepam and zopiclone?
Zepam 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 Zepam and olanzapine?
Zepam is an anti-seizure, antianxiety medication. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication.
Zepam is not known to cause low blood pressure commonly. It can cause palpitation in some patients.
No. Zepam is not a known medication for sciatica. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
Zepam is not an approved drugs for treatment of tremors. However, in some research studies, it has been shown Zepam is effective
No. Zepam is not a medication for nausea. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Zepam is not a medication for a headache. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication.
No. Zepam is not a medication for vertigo. It is an antiseizure, antianxiety medication. However, few studies have shown its effectiveness in vertigo.
Yes. Though Zepam is not approved for treatment of insomnia. Zepam is used off-label for the treatment of sleep disorders.
No. Zepam is not a medication for depression. It is an antiseizure and antianxiety medication. There are the different class of drugs for treating depression.
No. Zepam 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 Zepam in pain management.
It is given mostly at night as it causes sedation.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zepam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zepam with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Ocifril, Clomilent, Cloclam, Obsenil, Obnil, Clora, Clomip, Anafranil, Zenil
Zepam with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Zepam with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Zepam with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Zepam with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Zepam with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Zepam with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlorpromazine, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Zepam with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Zepam with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Zepam with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Zepam with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Zepam with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Zepam with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Zepam with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Klarcid, Clarie, C Cin
Zepam with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Zepam with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Nedol, Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Zepam with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Zepam with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Zepam with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Zepam with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Zepam with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Zepam with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Itral, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Zepam with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Zepam with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Zepam with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Zepam with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Zepam with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Zepam with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Zepam with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Zepam with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval

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