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Cloba Mt 10mg Tablet

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Clobazam(10.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EPILEPTIC

Medical Description

Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet is an anti-epileptic/anti-seizure medicine used to treat seizure(fits) disorders in patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome(type of seizure disorder). It has Clobazam as its active...
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Uses of Cloba Mt 10 MG

  • 1)Treats seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lennox-Gastaut syndrome is a seizure disorder in children characterized by multiple types of seizure(fits).
  • 2)Severe anxiety; symptomatic relief.

Contraindications of Cloba Mt 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet or any of its constituents(develop skin blisters, rashes and mouth sores) or If you develop any severe side effects following the consumption of the tablet...
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Side effects of Cloba Mt 10 MG

  • Sleepiness
  • Drooling
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Pain with urination
  • Fever
  • Acting aggressive, being angry, or violent
  • Tiredness and difficulty sleeping
  • Problems with breathing
  • Slurred speech
  • These are some of the common side effects of Cloba Mt 10 mg tablets, which generally do not require any medical attention and gradually subside on their own. Please consult your doctor for more inform...
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Precautions and Warnings of Cloba Mt 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies regarding Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet in pregnant women. However, few animal studies show that clobazam use during pregnancy increases incidences of fetal malformations (congenital disabilities in the newborn). Also, there is an increased risk of hypothermia(fall in body temperature), hypotonia(reduced muscle tone), breathing difficulties, and difficulty in feeding. Cloba Mt 10 mg may be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the newborn's potential risk after your doctor's recommendation.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
No. Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet is excreted in breast milk. It is unsafe to use in nursing mothers. Please inform your doctor if you are a breastfeeding mother. The doctor will weigh the potential risks and benefits of the medicine before prescribing it to you.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet?
A:
It can cause drowsiness and dizziness, which may affect your ability to think clearly or react quickly; hence preferably avoid driving motor vehicles. Please consult your doctor for more information.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet?
A:
Alcohol should not be consumed with Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet. Alcohol has been shown to potentiate the effects of Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet and cause toxicity when used concomitantly with the medicine. The side effects are profound sedation, dizziness, confusion and coma(severe cases). Please consult your doctor for more information.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • 1)You have any lung, liver or kidney problems.
  • 2)You are on medications for treatment of depression, seizures(fits), or mood disorders.
  • 3)You develop a severe allergic reaction to the medicine.
  • 4)You experience persistent side effects which worsen over time.
  • 5)You have a history of alcoholism.
  • 6)If you are pregnant or a nursing mother, or planning to conceive.
  • 7)If you use birth control medicines.
  • 8)Age less than two years.

Mode of Action of Cloba Mt 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet is chemically composed of Clobazam which acts on GABA-A receptors in the brain.GABA is gamma-aminobutyric acid, a naturally occurring chemical messenger present in the brain resp...
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Directions for Use of Cloba Mt 10 MG

  • Do not start the medicine without consulting a doctor.
  • Your doctor should prescribe the dose and duration of the medicine.
  • The medicine has to be taken orally with or without food with a glass of water, preferably at the same time daily. It can be taken whole or broken in half along the score as recommended.
  • Do not abruptly stop the medicine or skip doses.
  • Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and regularly to get the maximum benefit.
  • In cases of persistent side effects or severe allergic reactions, consult your doctor immediately.

Interactions of Cloba Mt 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • 1)Opioids and Clobazam (Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet); increased risk of breathing difficulties and cessation of breathing
  • 2)Oral contraceptive pills(birth control pills) and Clobazam (Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet); contraceptive failure
  • 3)Fluconazole(treats fungal infection); increases blood levels of Clobazam and its toxicity
  • 4)Omeprazole(treats acidity and stomach ulcers); increases blood levels of Clobazam and its toxicity

Storage and disposal of Cloba Mt 10 MG

Store at room temperature (20-25 degrees celsius) away from light and moisture. Keep it out of reach of children and pets. Discard the medicine properly in case it expires or is no longer needed.

Dosage of Cloba Mt 10 MG

Overdose

If you have overdosed, look for symptoms like drowsiness, dizziness, lethargy and confusion or breathing difficulties. Report to the emergency or call for medical help immediately if you experience an...
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Missed a Dose

In case you miss a dose, take the next dose as soon as you remember. If it's near the time of your next dose, skip the dose. Avoid doubling up the dose to catch up. If you are not sure about dosing, c...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have been taking Clobazam Mt 10 mg tablet for six months now as prescribed by my doctor for seizures. I feel better now and do not have any symptoms. Shall I stop the medicine and follow lifestyle changes?

A: Please do not stop the medicine abruptly. Sudden stoppage of the medicine can result in withdrawal seizures(fits). The doctor will gradually reduce the dose if its no longer required. Seizure disorders usually require long-term treatment with anti-epileptics. Kindly consult your doctor for more information.

Q: Is there an alternate medicine for Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet?

A: Kindly consult your doctor for the same. If you develop a severe skin allergy or persistent/worsening side effects on Cloba Mt 10 mg tablet, the doctor will put you on the alternative medicine.No new medicine should not be started on your own. Also, do not stop the medicine abruptly without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can exercise and a healthy diet cure seizures?

A: No, seizures(fits) or epilepsy require anti-epileptic medications and treatment of the underlying cause/condition. Kindly consult your doctor for more information.
Product Details
Brand
CLOBA MT
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
14/08/2022

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ContainsClobazam(10.0 Mg)
UsesSeizure disorder/Epilepsy (Lennox Gustaut syndrome) and Severe anxiety
Side effectsSleepiness, Drooling, Constipation, Cough, Pain with urination, Fever, Acting aggressive, being angry or violent, Tiredness and difficulty sleeping, Problems with breathing, Slurred speech.
Last Updated on: 25 Apr 2022 | 11:29 AM (IST)
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