Important Instructions on Clorazepate

When and How to Take Clorazepate

General considerations for when and how to take this medication include the following:
 
  • Clorazepate comes in short-acting and long-acting forms. The medication is usually taken one to three times daily (depending on the particular product and the dosage).
     
  • You can take it with or without food. If the medication bothers your stomach, try taking it with food.
     
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Clorazepate may cause serious problems if you take it at higher dosages or for a longer period of time than your healthcare provider recommends (see Tranxene Addiction).
     

Dosing Information

The dosage that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The medical condition being treated
  • Your age
  • Other medications you may be taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
     
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Clorazepate Dosing for more information.)
  

Clorazepate Drug Interactions

Clorazepate can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Clorazepate).
  

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much of this medication may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
  • Confusion
  • Drowsiness
  • Coma
  • Slow reflexes.
     
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Tranxene Overdose for more information.)
 
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