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Drug information on Placidox (30 mg) (Oxazepam) from Lupin Laboratories Ltd.

Placidox (30 mg)

Lupin Laboratories Ltd.
Generic : Oxazepam
10 Tablets
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Drug Name : Oxazepam

Oxazepam(Serax) generic Placidox (30 mg) is a benzodiazepine derivative, prescribed for anxiety and insomnia. It works by affecting the brain to reduce nervous tension.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Placidox (30 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Placidox (30 mg)

   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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The recommended dose range is 10 to 30 mg in divided doses.

How to use Placidox (30 mg)?

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth with food.

When is Placidox (30 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with psychoses and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Placidox (30 mg)

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.

Other Precautions for Placidox (30 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Placidox (30 mg)

Store it at room temperature, away from excess heat.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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