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How do I take/use this medicine?
Take Oxazepam exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
Do not take Oxazepam for a longer period of time than instructed by your doctor.
It is not advisable to take Oxazepam long-term. See your doctor if Oxazepam does not seem to help you.
If you are taking Oxazepam as a sleeping pill, you should take it only when you have problems sleeping and when you are able to sleep for 7-8 hours without being interrupted. Take it just before you go to bed.
If you have been taking Oxazepam over a certain period of time, do not stop taking Oxazepam suddenly as this may cause withdrawal symptoms such as seizures, cramps, vomiting, sweating and tremors. Your doctor will reduce the dose of Oxazepam gradually before stopping it completely. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully.
You may take Oxazepam with or without food.
What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you have liver, kidney or heart disease, or if you ever had a stroke.
Alert your doctor if you are an alcoholic or if you have a history of drug abuse.
Alert your doctor if you have depression or a history of depression.
If you are taking Oxazepam as a sleeping pill, take it only when you need to. Try not to make a habit of relying on Oxazepam to help you sleep. Oxazepam should only be used for a short period of time. Do not take Oxazepam for a longer period of time than instructed by your doctor.
When should I not use this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or if you become pregnant while being treated with Oxazepam. Do not take Oxazepam if you are pregnant .
It is important that you do not get pregnant while being treated with Oxazepam. Use appropriate birth control.
Alert your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Do not breastfeed while being treated with Oxazepam.
Alert your doctor if you ever had an allergic reaction to sleeping pills such as diazepam, midazolam, lorazepam and others.
Alert your doctor if you have an eye disease known as glaucoma.
Alert your doctor if you have lung or breathing problems such as sleep apnea, myasthenia gravis, any mood or psychiatric problems, or if you are at risk of falls.
Do not give Oxazepam to children, unless specifically instructed by the child's doctor.
Oxazepam is not meant for use in children younger than 12 years old.
Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?
Avoid alcohol as this may increase the drowsiness caused by Oxazepam.
Why do I need this medicine?
Oxazepam is used to relieve anxiety. It also helps you sleep if you have problems sleeping (also known as insomnia).
Oxazepam can also be used to relieve the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal.
What side effects could I experience?
Oxazepam may cause drowsiness and dizziness. Oxazepam may also cause blurred vision or double vision. It may also affect your muscle coordination. Do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert.
Oxazepam may also cause some memory loss and headache.
Oxazepam may cause aggressiveness, restlessness, irritability, hallucinations and nightmares in some people. Alert your doctor quickly if you experience any of these symptoms.
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Can I take/use this with other medicines?
Alert your doctor quickly if you are taking any of these medicines:
- other sleeping pills
- any medicines that cause drowsiness such as opioid (morphine-like) painkillers, antihistamines or medicines for mood and personality disorders
- AIDS (HIV) medicine such as zidovudine
- asthma medicines such as theophylline
Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.