Clorazepate Oral Tablet 15Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Clorazepate: Oral tablet (15mg)

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Clorazepate 15mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M 70 
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Clorazepate 15mg Tab
Taro Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: T 47 

What is this Medicine?

CLORAZEPATE (klor AZ e pate) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety. It also used to treat alcohol withdrawal and certain types of seizures.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Clorazepate: Oral tablet(15mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Clorazepate Dipotassium 15mg Tablet

NDC: 003780070
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Alcohol Withdrawal, Anxiety, Partial Seizures

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Clorazepate Dipotassium 15mg Tablet
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Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M 70 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Clorazepate Dipotassium 15mg Tablet

Thoughts Of Suicide Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Addiction Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Addiction Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tolerance Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Withdrawal Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Clorazepate Dipotassium 15mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Clorazepate Dipotassium 15mg Tablet(Clorazepate Dipotassium)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Clorazepate Dipotassium)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Clorazepate Dipotassium 15mg Tablet(Clorazepate Dipotassium)
Marijuana and Benzodiazepines(Clorazepate Dipotassium)
Avoid Marijuana, Medical while you are taking Benzodiazepines to reduce anxiety or to induce sleep or sedation. Using some of these drugs along with Marijuana can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are using Marijuana, Medical. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Clorazepate Dipotassium 15mg Tablet(Clorazepate Dipotassium)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Benzodiazepines(Clorazepate Dipotassium)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs are often used together. Benzodiazepines include drugs for anxiety or sleep, such as Ativan, Dalmane, Doral, Halcion, Klonopin, Librium, ProSom, Restoril, Serax, Tranxene, Valium, and Xanax. Caffeine may increase nervousness or sleeplessness. If you are taking a Benzodiazepine to help you sleep, avoid taking Caffeine and Caffeine-containing foods or beverages like colas, coffee, teas, or chocolates within several hours prior to bedtime.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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