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Ozepam 0.5mg Tablets

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Ozepam 0.5 MG Description

Ozepam Tablet is used to treat anxiety and seizures. The active component of Ozepam Tablet is clonazepam, which belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines. Ozepam Tablet has anticonvulsa...
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ContainsClonazepam(0.5 Mg)
UsesAnxiety, Seizure
Side effectsDepression, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Fatigue, Impaired Coordination, Memory Impairment
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Ozepam 0.5 MG

  • Anxiety
  • Seizure

Contraindications of Ozepam 0.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to benzodiazepines (examples: diazepam, chlordiazepoxide or flurazepam)
  • If you are suffering from lung disease.
  • If you have liver disease.
  • If you have glaucoma.
  • If you have myasthenia gravis.
  • If you are suffering from sleep apnea.

Side effects of Ozepam 0.5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Ozepam 0.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ozepam Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Ozepam Tab taken during pregnancy leads to cleft palate and congenital anomalies. So, it is advised not to take Ozepam Tab during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ozepam Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Ozepam Tab should not be taken while breastfeeding as it is found in maternal milk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Ozepam Tab?
A:
No, you should not drive while involving Ozepam Tab as it lessens readiness and causes laziness, unsteadiness, trouble concentrating, and exhaustion. Thus, don't perform exercises that require mental readiness and strength, like driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Ozepam Tab?
A:
No, you should not consume alcohol with Ozepam Tab. It increases effects like drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty in concentration, fatigue. It affects daily activities.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You notice any unfavourable side effects.
  • Your condition doesn't improve or turn out more terrible after taking Ozepam Tab.
  • You need to stop the medicine.
  • Ozepam Tab can cause fixation, actual reliance and withdrawal responses.
  • Ozepam Tab shouldn't be given to kids.

Mode of Action of Ozepam 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Ozepam Tablet is a benzodiazepine category medicine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA), which decreases the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the bra...
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Directions for Use of Ozepam 0.5 MG

  • Ozepam Tablet should be taken as instructed.
  • This tablet should be taken whole with water.
  • It should not be crushed.
  • Ozepam Tablet should not be skipped, even after the indication.
  • Unexpected stoppage of this medication can lead to withdrawal signs.

Interactions of Ozepam 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • The antiepileptic medicines (phenytoin, phenobarbital, carbamazepine) increases the clearance of clonazepam, thereby decreasing the plasma concentrations up to 38% during combined treatment.
  • Clonazepam influences the concentrations of phenytoin. Due to the dual nature of clonazepam-phenytoin interaction, phenytoin levels are unchanged, increased or decreased upon co-administration with cl...
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Interactions with food items

  • Ozepam Tablet interacts with grapefruit juice that decreases the activity of cytochrome P-450 3A4, which is used in the metabolism of clonazepam and may increase plasma levels of the medicine.

Storage and disposal of Ozepam 0.5 MG

Ozepam Tablets should be stored in tightly-closed, light-resistant containers at room temperature (15°C to 30°C). It should not be disposed of in open space.

Dosage of Ozepam 0.5 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Ozepam Tablet is life-threatening as it may lead to apnea, hypotension, cardio-respiratory depression and coma. An increased number of seizures may occur in patients at higher therapeutic ...
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose of Ozepam Tablet when you recall it. Try not to take 2 dosages simultaneously. If it is time for the next dose, continue your regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

DR. Pallavi Kaushik

BDS & Masters in Clinical Research

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Ozepam Tablets cause memory issues?

A: Yes, Ozepam Tablets can lead to memory issues, as it is one of the side effects of ozepam.

Q: Can Ozepam Tablets be used as a sleeping pill?

A: Ozepam Tablets be used as a sleeping pill as it contains benzodiazepines. It helps relieve sleep difficulty (insomnia) and is given for a short time if given for sleep problems. You should take it in the dose and duration advised by the doctor.

Q: Can Ozepam Tablets cause addiction?

A: Ozepam Tablets, when taken for a longer duration in higher doses, can lead to addiction.
Product Details
Brand
OZEPAM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
25/09/2022
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 03:55 PM (IST)

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