Generic Name and Formulations:
Oxazepam 10mg, 15mg, 30mg; caps.
Various generic manufacturers
Indications for Oxazepam:
Mild to moderate: 10–15mg 3–4 times daily. Severe: 15–30mg 3–4 times daily.
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.
Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants.
CNS depression, drowsiness, dizziness, memory impairment, headache, ataxia, paradoxical excitement, hypotension, rash, nausea, edema, slurred speech, jaundice, blood dyscrasias, abuse potential.
Formerly known under the brand names Serax (caps, tabs); Zaxopam (caps).
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