Clobazam Tablets- This Tablets come under the branding of LOZAM-5 and belong to a group of anxiolytic drugs called benzodiazepines that are primarily used to treat epilepsy, and severe anxiety over a short period. Also, this medicine is used in combination with other medicines to treat a mental illness. Epilepsy is a disorder in which there is a sudden, uncontrolled disturbance in the electrical activity of nerve cells in the brain. Anxiety is a mental health disorder associated with fear, worry, and excessive nervousness. Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that affects the ability of a person to feel, think, and behave clearly.
Clobazam Tablets work by increasing the release of a chemical messenger that acts as a nerve-calming agent in the brain by acting on GABA receptors. Thereby, this medicine prevents fits by stabilizing the electrical activity of nerve cells in the brain. Also, it calms nerve cells and helps in reducing anxiety, and induces sleep. If you are known to be allergic to Clobazam tablets or any other medicines, please tell your doctor.
Can it be safe for children?
This medicine is not recommended for children below 6 years. However, it may be used in children above 6 years in dose and duration as prescribed by a doctor.
Is this medicine safe to use during pregnancy?
It is not recommended for use during pregnancy, especially in the second and third trimesters as it may cause harm to the unborn baby.
How long does it take to work?
This medicine is a fast-acting medicine, which means that it quickly gets absorbed from the bloodstream. it reaches its highest blood levels within half an hour to 4 hours after the dose is taken.
Can I stop taking this medicine?
No, do not stop taking it even if you are feeling well, unless your doctor tells you to. Suddenly stopping this medicine may cause unwanted effects known as withdrawal symptoms. To prevent this, the dose of it needs to be reduced gradually before completely stopping it. Therefore, it is important that you consult your doctor first.