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Oxazepam
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Drug Name:

Oxazepam CIV

Generic Name and Formulations:
Oxazepam 10mg, 15mg, 30mg; caps.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

e-Prescribe this drug via Surescripts


Therapeutic Use:

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Indications for Oxazepam:

Anxiety.

Adult Dose for Oxazepam:

Mild to moderate: 10–15mg 3–4 times daily. Severe: 15–30mg 3–4 times daily.

Children's Dose for Oxazepam:

Not recommended.

See Also:

Oxazepam Tablets

Pharmacological Class:

Benzodiazepine.

Contraindications:

Psychosis.

Warnings/Precautions:

Renal, cardiovascular, or liver disease. Change dose gradually. Reevaluate periodically. Aspirin sensitivity (15mg tabs only). Monitor blood counts and liver function. Pregnancy, nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants.

Adverse Reactions:

CNS depression, drowsiness, dizziness, memory impairment, headache, ataxia, paradoxical excitement, hypotension, rash, nausea, edema, slurred speech, jaundice, blood dyscrasias, abuse potential.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand names Serax (caps, tabs); Zaxopam (caps).

How Supplied:

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