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Clopam 0.5mg Tablets

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Clopam 0.5 MG Description

Clopam 0.5 mg Tablet is a prescription medication used in the treatment of anxiety and epilepsy or seizures. It relieves the stress in the brain by reducing aberrant and hyperactive nerve cell activit...
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ContainsClonazepam(0.5 Mg)
UsesTreatment of anxiety disorder, epilepsy/seizures, and relieve panic attacks.
Side effectsDizziness, depression, drowsiness, impaired coordination, fatigue, memory impairment
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Clopam 0.5 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Clopam 0.5 mg Tab is used in,
  • Treatment of anxiety disorder
  • Treatment of epilepsy/seizures
  • Treatment of panic attacks

Contraindications of Clopam 0.5 MG

  • If you have a liver disorder
  • If you have glaucoma
  • If you have respiratory problems, including asthma
  • If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy

Side effects of Clopam 0.5 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Depression
  • Drowsiness
  • Impaired coordination
  • Fatigue
  • Memory impairment

Precautions and Warnings of Clopam 0.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Clopam 0.5mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Do not use Clopam 0.5 mg Tablet during pregnancy since there is clear evidence that it harms the unborn child. The doctor may prescribe it in certain life-threatening instances. Please seek medical advice before taking Clopam Tab.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Clopam 0.5mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Clopam 0.5 mg Tablet is not harmful to a nursing mother. According to human research, the medication does not transfer into the breastmilk in large amounts and does not harm the infant. However, if you are breastfeeding, please inform your doctor about it before taking Clopam Tab.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Clopam 0.5mg Tab?
A:
Dizziness, sleepiness, and visual disturbances are common side effects of Clopam 0.5 mg Tablet that might impair their ability to ride or operate machines. So, if you feel tired or dizzy after consuming Clopam 0.5 mg Tablet, do not drive or use heavy machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Clopam 0.5mg Tab?
A:
To reduce unpleasant side effects such as drowsiness, disorientation, or tiredness, you should not drink alcohol while taking Clopam 0.5 mg Tab. If used with too much alcohol, it can cause a life-threatening condition known as coma.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of addiction or substance abuse. This medication has a significant potential for addiction and habit formation.
  • You want to discontinue Clopam 0.5 mg Tab or have missed multiple doses. Abrupt discontinuation of Clopam Tab might cause nausea, anxiety, trembling, flu-like symptoms, tremor, and disorientation.
  • You conceive during the course of Clopam Tab.
  • You experience side effects that are persistent or worsen with time.

Mode of Action of Clopam 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Clopam 0.5 mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine that is used in the treatment of anxiety. It improves the function of the action of GABA(gamma-aminobutyric acid), a chemical that helps regulate inappropriate...
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Directions for Use of Clopam 0.5 MG

  • Clopam 0.5 mg Tab is available as a tablet and an orally disintegrating tablet.
  • Clopam 0.5 mg Tab is usually prescribed one to three times per day, and it can be taken with or without meals.
  • Take the recommended dose of Clopam 0.5 mg Tab at the same time every day for the prescribed duration.
  • To remove the tablet from the foil, pull aside the foil wrapper with dry hands instead of pushing the tablet through the foil. Once unwrapped, take the tablet right away.
  • Clopam 0.5 mg Tab can be taken with or without water.

Interactions of Clopam 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Consuming Clopam 0.5 mg Tab with the following medications might cause impaired coordination, memory impairment, and other severe side effects:
  • Antianxiety medicines such as fluvoxamine, carbamazepine, primidone, phenobarbital, phenytoin
  • Asthma medications, including theophylline
  • Beta-blockers like atenolol
  • Anticonvulsants such as carbamazepine
  • Antihistamines including cetirizine
  • Narcotic analgesics like codeine

Interactions with food items

  • There is no known interaction between Clopam 0.5 mg Tab and food. However, seek medical advice before consuming Clopam 0.5 mg Tab.
  • Try to minimise your intake of coffee with added salt, sugar, and trans-fats while on Clopam Tab.

Storage and disposal of Clopam 0.5 MG

Clopam 0.5mg Tab is an orally dissolving tablet, so keep it in the original packaging and consume it as soon as possible after opening. Keep it at room temperature away from heat and moisture, out of ...
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Dosage of Clopam 0.5 MG

Overdose

Drowsiness, disorientation, and coma or unconsciousness for a long time are all indications of a Clopam Tab overdose. If the individual has passed out, had a seizure, has problems breathing, or cannot...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Clopam Tab, consume the overdue dosage as soon as you recall. Skip the dose you have missed if the gap is too long or it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. Do not...
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Content Details

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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Clopam 0.5 mg Tablet used to help you sleep?

A: Clopam 0.5 mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine medication used in the treatment of anxiety, seizures or fits, and calms tense muscles. If used to address sleeping disorders, it can also help reduce trouble sleeping. Doctors recommend it for a short length of time. After that, you should take it according to the doctor's instructions for quantity and frequency.

Q: Is it safe to consume Clopam 0.5 mg Tablet for an extended period?

A: Clopam 0.5 mg Tablet is used for a brief period to manage insomnia. After four weeks of treatment, your doctor will follow up with you to determine whether or not you need to continue the treatment, particularly if you still have symptoms. Your doctor shall gradually lower your dose to prevent any withdrawal symptoms before discontinuing this medication. To have the best benefit, please follow your medical practitioner's directions.

Q: Will Clopam 0.5 mg Tablet affect my fertility?

A: There is no scientific proof that Clopam 0.5 mg Tablet affects male or female fertility. However, if you are attempting to conceive, you should seek medical advice.
Product Details
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Expires on or After
24/09/2022
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 06:18 PM (IST)

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