Chlorazepic Acid
Chlorazepic Acid

Chlorazepic Acid review

Chlorazepic Acid is a benzodiazepine medication that has anxiolytic, sedative, and anticonvulsant properties. It affects the chemicals in the patient's brain which, when imbalanced, can result in seizures or mood condition.

Chlorazepic Acid is recommended for patients who need relief from mood condition, seizures, and agitation resulting from alcohol withdrawal. It can also be used to cure irritable bowel syndrome. This medication is available under the brand names Novo-Clopate and Tranxene.

Chlorazepic Acid is available in tablet form and is taken orally. It can be taken up to four times a day, with a minimum dosage of 15 milligrams and maximum of 60 milligrams. It can be taken on an empty stomach.

The medication will begin to act on the body a couple of hours after taking it. The effects can be felt for one day, and even longer in some cases.

Since Chlorazepic Acid is habit-forming, patients are advised not to take larger doses or use it for a longer time than prescribed by a physician. Patients may also develop tolerance with the medication if it is excessively used, resulting in the medication becoming less effective.

Patients should not skip doses even if they feel better. They should follow the regular dosing schedule as prescribed by a physician. Patients should not take Chlorazepic Acid for longer than 4 months without consulting a physician. Likewise, suddenly stopping use of the medication can worsen the patient's condition and result in various withdrawal symptoms like irritability, mood condition attacks, and sleeplessness.

Patients should never take a double dose in order to make up for a missed dosage. In case of a missed dose, simply take it as soon as the patient remembers it. If the next dose is almost due, simply skip the missed dose and take Chlorazepic Acid as scheduled.

Patients of Chlorazepic Acid may also experience side effects, although the chances are quite low. Some of the common side effects may include drowsiness, tiredness, dizziness, xerostomia, weakness, upset stomach, diarrhea, and changes in mood and appetite.

Some of the more serious side effects include restlessness, difficulty in or frequent urination, costiveness, blurred vision, changes in libido, seizures, pyrexia, shuffling walk, persistent tremor, skin rashes, irregular heartbeat, and difficulty In swallowing or breathing.

Before taking Chlorazepic Acid, patients should inform their doctors of any allergy to any of these medications: alprazolam, clonazepam, chlodiazepoxide, flurazepam, prazepam, oxazepam, temazepam, and triazolam. These medications can interact negatively with Chlorazepic Acid.

Non prescription and prescription medications such as antihistamines, digoxin, cimetidine, disulfiram, isoniazid, fluoxetine, levodopa, ketoconazole can also affect the effectiveness of Chlorazepic Acid.

Chlorazepic Acid can also have its effects lessened when taken along with medications for seizures, depression, pain, Parkinson's disease, asthma, and allergies, as well as medications such as muscle relaxants, probenecid, oral contraceptives, rifampin, sedatives, and sleeping pills.

Patients should also inform their doctors of their medical history especially if they have had seizures, glaucoma, lung, liver, and heart illnesses. Meanwhile, women who are pregnant or are planning to conceive should also notify their physicians before agreeing to take Chlorazepic Acid.

Chlorazepic acid has the following structural formula:

Chemical structure of chlorazepic acid

 Molecular formula of chlorazepic acid is C16H11ClN2O3
 Chemical IUPAC Name is 7-chloro-2-oxo-5-phenyl-1,3-dihydro-1,4-benzodiazepine-3-carboxylic acid
 Molecular weight is 314.7231 g/mol
 Chlorazepic acid available : 20mg tablets

Generic name: Clorazepate

Brand name(s): Chlorazepate, Chlorazepic Acid, Clorazepic acid, Gen-xene, Tranxene, Tranxilium

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