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Cosium may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
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Cosium may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing ... View More
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Cosium is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Short-t... View More
Cosium may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. You may feel sleepy or have concentration or memory problems after taking Cosium... View More
Cosium should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cosium may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited informa... View More
Cosium should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cosium may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited informat... View More
Cosium belongs to a class of medicines known as benzodiazepines. It is a prescription medicine used to treat epilepsy (seizures) and severe anxiety. It ... View More
Uses of Cosium
- Severe anxiety
Side effects of Cosium
- Aggressive behavior
- Breathing problems
- Difficulty in urination
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Slurred speech
How to use Cosium
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cosium may be taken with o... View More
How Cosium works
Cosium is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the... View More
- The addiction / habit-forming potential of this medicine is very high. Take it only as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor
- It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
- Avoid consuming alcohol as it may increase dizziness and drowsiness.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Inform your doctor if you notice sores or blisters on your skin, lips, or inside your mouth.
- Do not stop taking medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as that may lead to nausea, anxiety, agitation, flu-like symptoms, sweating, tremo... View More
Anxiety, tension, irritability, restlessness, epilepsy.
May be taken with or without food. Individualize weight-based dose according to clinical efficacy and tolerability Doses above 5 mg/day should be ... View More
Seizures Indicated for the adjunctive treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) in patients aged 2 years or older >30 kg: In... View More
Seizures Indicated for the adjunctive treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) in patients aged 2 years or older <30 kg St... View More
Renal impairment Mild or moderate renal impairment: No dose adjustment required Severe renal impairment or ESRD: No experience
Hypersensitivity; history of drug dependence; myasthaenia gravis; pregnancy (1st trimester), lactation; serious liver damage; sleep apnoea syndrome; imp... View More
Mode of Action
Clobazam binds to one or more specific GABA receptors at several sites within the CNS including the limbic system and reticular formation. Increased per... View More
May impair ability to perform skilled tasks and hazardous activities; elderly; renal or hepatic impairment; alcoholics; obesity; withdrawal should be gr... View More
>10% Somnolence or sedation (26%),Somnolence (22%),Pyrexia (13%),Upper respiratory tract infection (12%) 1-10% Drooling (9%),Aggression (8%),Irrita... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women; available data suggest that the class of benzodiazepines is not associat... View More
Increased hepatic clearance of clobazam when administered with phenytoin, phenobarbital or carbamazepine. Cimetidine may increase levels of clobazam. ... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More