Generic Name : Clobazam Pronunciation : KLO-buh-Zamm. Therapeutic Classification : Anxiolytics, Sedatives And Hypnotics ICD Code : Y47.5
India- Aedon, Bazzy 5, Cloba, Clobaday, Clobastar, Clobator, Clodus, Clozam, Czam, Epizam, Frisium, Lobatric, Lobazam, Risure, Sloba, Solzam, Zac.
International- Anxibloc, Apo-Clobazam, Asabium, Calm, Castilium, Clob, Clobam, Clobamax, Clobazam OGB Dexa, Clobium, Clozam, Cosium, Danium, Detens, Ebazam, Frisium, Grifoclobam, Karidium, Keolax, Lozam, Mystan, Nebium, Noanxit, Noiafren, Prezium, Proclozam, Tensnil, Tranquil, Urbanol, Urbanil, Venium. Why it is prescribed (Indications) : This medication is a benzodiazepine derivative, prescribed for seizure disorders. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Contraindicated in patients with myasthaenia gravis, serious liver damage, sleeplessness, first trimester pregnancy, and hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken : Adult: PO- Adjunct in epilepsy; Anxiety- The recommended dose is 20-30 mg/day, up to 60 mg/day for severe conditions. How it should be taken : It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver impairment, alcoholism, obesity, respiratory disease, depression, severe muscle weakness, increased eye pressure, elderly, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
* It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
* Avoid abrupt withdrawal.
* Avoid alcohol consumption. Side Effects :
Central Nervous System - Drowsiness, fatigue, tiredness, loss of coordination, depression, tremor, headache, confusion, dizziness and drowsiness.
Miscellaneous - Nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, rash, swelling and trouble in breathing.
* Avoid excess or less dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at controlled room temperature (15-30°C).
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