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Zepox 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Zepox 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zepox 10mg Tablet

Alcohol withdrawal, Severe anxiety
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Medicine Overview of Zepox Tablet

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Uses of Zepox Tablet

Zepox 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal and severe anxiety.
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Zepox Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Zepox 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. Zepox 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Zepox 10mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Zepox Tablet works

Zepox 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 Zepox Tablet

Expert advice for Zepox Tablet

  • If you are taking Zepox 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 Zepox, 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 Zepox is very high.
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Zepox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zepox Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Zepox 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zepox 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Zepox 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Zepox 10mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Zepox 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zepox 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zepox 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zepox 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zepox Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zepox 10mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Zepox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Chlordiazepoxide

Zepox is used for the short-term (2-4 weeks only) treatment of severe anxiety, which may occur alone or in association with sleeping problems (insomnia) or personality/behavioral disorders. It may also be used to treat muscle spasms, and to relieve alcohol withdrawal symptoms
Q. Is chlordiazepoxide/chlordiazepoxide + clidinium a narcotic/controlled drug or substance?
Chlordiazepoxide is not a narcotic drug. Chlordiazepoxide is classified by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a Schedule IV controlled substance. Any medicine which contains chlordiazepoxide alone or in combination with other drugs will be treated as a controlled substance and will require prescription for purchase
Zepox belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines
Yes. Zepox is not recommended for long term use as it may increase the risk of dependence
Q. Is chlordiazepoxide the same as diazepam?
No. Chlordiazepoxide and diazepam are not the same; however, they both belong to the same class of drug known as benzodiazepines
Xanax is a trade name for active drug alprazolam which belongs to the same group of medicines as Zepox called benzodiazepines. Zepox used to treat anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, or muscle spasms. Xanax (alprazolam) is used to treat severe anxiety and severe anxiety associated with depression
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with chlordiazepoxide?
Chlordiazepoxide has no known harmful interaction with ibuprofen. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Yes, Zepox may make you sleepy
Zepox is not known to cause weight gain/ constipation
Zepox does have the risk of causing dependence on long term use due to the calming effects, which may be described by some as ‘getting high
Yes. Zepox drug has expiry date. Refer to the label instruction of the medicine for detailed information regarding expiry of the drug.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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