This medication is a psychoactive agent, prescribed for anxiety disorders.
Adult: PO- Initial: 5 mg 2-3 times/day, may increase gradually if needed. Max: 45 mg/day in divided doses.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
• This medication may decrease alertness and coordination. Do not drive a car or operate dangerous machinery while taking this medication.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver disease or history of alcohol or drug abuse, preceding co-administration with MAOIs, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Avoid alcohol consumption.
• Most Common :
Dizziness, nausea, headache, nervousness, lightheadedness and excitement.
• Associated with Discontinuation of Treatment : Insomnia and gastrointestinal disturbances.
• Heart : Fast heart rate/palpitations.
• Central Nervous System : Drowsiness, sleeplessness, decreased concentration, anger, confusion and depression.
• Eye and ENT : Blurred vision.
• Gastrointestinal : Dry mouth, abdominal/gastric distress, diarrhea, constipation and vomiting.
• Musculoskeletal : Musculoskeletal pain.
• Central Nervous System : Numbness, tingling, in - coordination and tremor.
• Skin : Rash.
• Miscellaneous : Headache, fatigue, weakness and sweating.
Avoid abrupt withdrawal.
Store it at room temperature and protect it from light (25°C) and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.
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