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CLOBAMET-10

Clobazam 10 mg Tablets

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Description

Clobazam Tablets fall under a category of medications known as benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the activity of a chemical transmitter (GABA), which prevents abnormal and excessive activity of neurons in the brain. Thus, Clobazam Tablets prevent seizures by stabilizing the electrical activity of neurons in the brain. In addition, Clobazam Tablets calms nerve cells helps reduce anxiety and induces sleep.

Uses Of Clobazam Tablets

Clobazam Tablets are used for the short-term treatment of epilepsy (seizures) and severe anxiety. It is also used with other medicines to treat schizophrenia (a mental illness). Epilepsy (seizures) is a disease in which there is a sudden and uncontrollable disturbance of the electrical activity of neurons in the brain. Anxiety is a mental disorder characterized by fear, worry and excessive nervousness. Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that affects one’s ability to think, feel, and behave clearly.

Direction For Use

Take Clobazam Tablets with or without your meal as your doctor prescribes it to you. Take it as a whole with a warm or cold glass of water. If you find any difficulty while swallowing the tablet then crush the tablet and then consume it.

Side Effects of Clobazam Tablets

Generally, it does not cause any adverse side effects and is well-tolerated for the human body. However, if any of its side effects occur it may not need individual or medical attention. In case, you observe side effects such as Depression, Dizziness, Constipation, Sleepiness, Nausea, Sedation, Speech disorder, Dryness in the mouth, Fatigue, Headache, Restlessness, Drug tolerance, Difficulty in paying attention, Decreased appetite, Irritability, Aggression, Tremors, Abnormality of voluntary movements, etc then consult with your immediately. 

Precautions To Be Taken

Do not take Clobazam Tablets if you know you are allergic to Clobazam or any of its components. It is not recommended for children under 6 years of age. Do not use Clobazam Tablets if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as it may harm the baby. It should be used with caution in elderly patients over 65 years of age due to an increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, muscle weakness and somnolence. If you have depression, spinal or cerebellar ataxia (problems with movement control), hallucinations, delusions (delusions), or liver or kidney problems, tell your doctor before starting Clobazam Tablets. Avoid taking Clobazam Tablets if you have myasthenia gravis (muscle weakness), sleep apnea (stopping and repeating breathing), breathing or liver problems. Do not use Clobazam Tablets with opioids because it can cause breathing problems, drowsiness, coma, and even death. 

Drug Interaction

Some of the medications should not be consumed with Clobazam Tablets as they may interact with each other and do not work properly in your body. In addition, it can even harm or cause some serious side effects in your body. Listed below are some of the major drug interactions that should not be consumed with Clobazam Tablets.

  • Lorazepam
  • carbamazepine
  • diazepam
  • levetiracetam
  • lamotrigine
  • pregabalin
  • phenytoin
  • cetirizine
  • nebivolol
  • dihydrocodeine
  • morphine
  • codeine
  • fluconazole
  • pimozide
  • haloperidol
  • chlorpromazine
  • clozapine
  • zolpidem
  • valproic acid
  • paroxetine
  • fluvoxamine
  • trazodone
  • diphenhydramine
  • chlorpheniramine
  • promethazine
  • Temazepam

Our Experts Advice For Clobazam Tablets

The habit-forming potential/addiction of Clobazam Tablets is very high. Consume it only as per the dosage and duration as your doctor prescribes.

It may cause drowsiness or dizziness. Do not drive or operate anything that requires concentration until you know how it affects you.

Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may increase drowsiness or dizziness.

Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or you are a breastfeeding mother.

Tell your health advisor or doctor if you notice blisters or sores on your lips, skin, or inside your mouth.

Do not discontinue taking Clobazam Tablets suddenly without talking to your doctor as that may lead to flu-like symptoms, nausea, sweating, tremors, anxiety, agitation, and confusion.

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