Generic Name : Oxazepam
Pronunciation : ox a' ze pam
Latest prescription information about Oxazepam. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y47.5
Therapeutic Classification : Anxiolytics, Sedatives And Hypnotics
This medication is a benzodiazepine derivative, prescribed for anxiety and insomnia.
It works by affecting the brain to reduce nervous tension.
Contraindicated in patients with psychoses and hypersensitivity.
The recommended dose range is 10 to 30 mg in divided doses.
It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth with food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of increased eye pressure, seizures, or lung, heart, or liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breast feeding.
• It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Avoid alcohol consumption.
• Central Nervous System :
Drowsiness, ataxia, dizziness, vertigo, memory impairment, headache, lethargy and excitement.
• Genitourinary :
Menstrual irregularities and urinary incontinence.
• Miscellaneous :
Blurred vision, double vision and fever.
Store it at room temperature, away from excess heat.
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