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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Epiclon 0.5.
Epiclon 0.5 is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it ... View More
Epiclon 0.5 is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is no... View More
Epiclon 0.5 may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Epiclon 0.5 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Epiclon 0.5 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use o... View More
Epiclon 0.5 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epiclon 0.5 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Epiclon 0.5 is a prescription medicine used to treat epilepsy (seizures), panic and anxiety disorder. It helps to decrease the abnormal and excessive ac... View More
Uses of Epiclon 0.5
- Anxiety disorder
Side effects of Epiclon 0.5
- Impaired coordination
How to use Epiclon 0.5
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. Epiclon 0.5 may be taken w... View More
How Epiclon 0.5 works
Epiclon 0.5 is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity o... View More
What if you forget to take Epiclon 0.5?
If you miss a dose of Epiclon 0.5, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to yo... 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 experience worsen anxiety, depression angry, or violent behavior and mania while taking this medicine.
- 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
Epilepsy, Anxiety disorders, Panic disorder, Status epilepticus, Social phobia, Migraines, Parasomnia, Restless legs syndrome, Rapid eye movement, Behav... View More
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Epilepsy Adult: Initially, 1 mg given at night for 4 days, gradually increased over 2-4 wk. Maintenance: 4-8 mg/day. Max: 20 mg/day. Elderly: In... View More
Oral Epilepsy Child: <10 yr or <30 kg: Initially, 0.01-0.03 mg/kg/day but not to exceed 0.05 mg/kg/day given in 2 or 3 divided doses. May be increased... View More
Hypersensitivity to benzodiazepines, acute pulmonary insufficiency, acute narrow angle glaucoma.
Mode of Action
Clonazepam reduces the nerve transmission in the motor cortex which suppresses the spike and wave discharge in absence seizures. Its mechanism is believ... View More
Neonates, chronic pulmonary insufficiency, hepatic/renal dysfunction, porphyria, elderly; pregnancy and lactation. Lactation: Excreted in breast milk... View More
>10% Somnolence (37%) 1-10% Abnormal coordination (5-10%),Ataxia (5-10%),Depression (5-10%),Dizziness (5-10%),Fatigue (5-10%),Memory impairment (5-... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy There are no adequate and well-controlled studies of Klonopin in pregnant women; available human data on risk of teratogenicity are inconclus... View More
Additive depressant effect w/ TCAs, MAOIs, sedative and hypnotics, barbiturates, anxiolytics, antipsychotics, opiate agonists. May increase serum phenyt... View More
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