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Chlozep Tablet

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Medical Description

Chlozep tablet is a prescription medication used for the treatment of patients with anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and schizophrenia. Chlozep tablet has two main ingredients, namely Chlordiazepoxide and ...
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Product Summary

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ContainsTrifluoperazine(1.0 Mg),Chlordiazepoxide(10.0 Mg)
UsesAnxiety, Alcohol withdrawal, Schizophrenia
Side effectsDrowsiness, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Lightheadedness, Nausea, Constipation
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Chlozep Tablet

  • Anxiety
  • Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression

Contraindications of Chlozep Tablet

If you are Hypersensitivity or allergic to Chlordiazepoxide and Trifluoperazine

Side effects of Chlozep Tablet

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Lightheadedness
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Decreased sexual desire

Precautions and Warnings of Chlozep Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Chlozep Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Chlozep Tablet is generally avoided in pregnant women. There is limited data of Chlozep tablet use in pregnant women. Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a baby.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Chlozep tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Chlozep tablets are generally avoided in breastfeeding mothers. Kindly consult your doctor for the best advice.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Chlozep Tablet?
A:
Chlozep tablet can cause dizziness and drowsiness. Driving after having Chlozep should thus be avoided to ensure safety.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Chlozep tablet?
A:
Alcohol consumption is generally avoided while taking Chlozep tablet. Alcohol tends to increase the intensity of the side effects, hence it should be avoided.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of kidney, respiratory, or liver disorders and epilepsy, blood disorders, glaucoma, muscle weakness, or any mental illness. Always report a complete medical history to the doctor.
  • You should not give Chlozep tablet to children below 18 years of age. It is usually avoided in people above 65 years of age.
  • You should avoid unnecessary exposure to the sun as Chlozep tends to make the skin sensitive to sunlight.
  • You must avoid driving or operating heavy machinery as you can feel dizzy or drowsy after having Chlozep tablet. Chlozep tablet is known to interact with certain medications, and hence you should shar...
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Mode of Action of Chlozep Tablet

How Does It Work?

Chlozep has two main and active ingredients, namely Chlordiazepoxide and Trifluoperazine. Chlordiazepoxide is a type of benzodiazepine, and Trifluoperazine belongs to a group of medicines known as Ant...
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Directions for Use of Chlozep Tablet

  • Chlozep Tablet should be taken according to the recommendation of a doctor. It is usually taken as a long term medicine every day.
  • You can take it with or without food. Try to maintain a schedule and have the medicine at the same time every day.
  • Swallow the tablet orally with a glass of water. The tablet should not be chewed, crushed or broken.

Interactions of Chlozep Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antifungals like fluconazole, ketoconazole
  • Antibiotics like ciprofloxacin, metronidazole
  • Sleep medicine like alprazolam
  • All these medicines can increase the risk of toxicity
  • Aminophylline as it reduces the sedative effect of Chlozep
  • Benzodiazepines like diazepam can increase the risk of depression and aggressive behaviour

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid drinking grape juice while taking Chlozep Tablet

Storage and disposal of Chlozep Tablet

Store the medicine at room temperature away from any source of direct heat and sunlight. The medicine does not need to be refrigerated. Keep it away from the reach of children as well as any pets.

Dosage of Chlozep Tablet

Overdose

  • If you happen to take too many Chlozep Tablet, reach out to your doctor. Other than the common side effects, any severe changes like hypotension, respiratory depression and seizures should be reporte...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose, take the tablet as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time of the next dose, do not take the double dose. Try to stick to the previous schedule. Consider setting the alar...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Suneet Monga

BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Should I follow a specific diet while taking Chlozep Tab?

A: No specific diet is recommended while taking the Chlozep tablet. Try to maintain a healthy diet and try to keep yourself active by exercising regularly.

Q: Is Chlozep Tablet habit forming?

  • Chlozep tablet has a calming effect, and you might tend to develop dependency. Kindly take Chlozep according to the doctor's recommended dose and schedule.
Product Details
Brand
CHLOZEP
Expires on or After
17/08/2022
Last Updated on: 10 Feb 2022 | 09:31 AM (IST)
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