the package insert of the medicine Clozal. Therapeutic class of Anxiolytics. Active principles Cloxazolam.
emotional Disorders, especially anxiety, fear, phobias, stress, anxiety, asthenia, and depressive symptoms. Behavioral disorders, especially poor social adaptation. Sleep disturbances. Tuning of somatic functional origin psychogenic. Feelings oppressive to certain types of pain. Withdrawal syndromes to alcohol. Pre-anesthesia medication.
When should I not use?
States comatosos or severe depression of the CNS; myasthenia gravis; history of hypersensitivity to derivatives benzodiazepines.
How to use?
initial Dose: Patients with disorders of mild or moderate: 1 to 3 mg a day, divided into 2 or 3 sockets. Patients with disorders of moderate-to-severe: 2 to 6 mg a day, divided into 2 or 3 sockets. Maintenance Dose: The dosage of maintenance should be adjusted according to the therapeutic response. Pre-anesthesia: The recommended dose in these cases is 0.1 mg/kg body weight, one to two hours before the surgical intervention, only in cases in which it is possible to oral administration.
What are the evils that can cause me?
Sedation, dizziness and headache can be checked with high doses taken at once. These side effects usually appear at the beginning of the treatment, but can be avoided by the gradual increase of the dose, or may be reversed by the reduction of the same. Orthostatic hypotension, muscular hypotonia or ataxia, are phenomena rare.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
Especially in high doses may impair the reactions of the patient (ex.: drive vehicles or operate machinery, etc.). Cloxazolam is not recommended during pregnancy and lactation. In the presence of liver or kidney disease, syndrome, cerebral, chronic, or closed angle glaucoma, patients should be carefully monitored and, if necessary, the dose reduced. The simultaneous intake of alcohol is not recommended.