Side Effects of Clorazepate

Common side effects of clorazepate include drowsiness, dizziness, upset stomach, headache, and dry mouth. These side effects are typically minor and easily treated, and not everyone who takes the drug will experience them. However, serious clorazepate side effects are possible. If you experience signs of an allergic reaction, symptoms of depression, or severe dizziness, contact your healthcare provider right away.

Side Effects of Clorazepate: An Overview

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with clorazepate (Tranxene®); however, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider.
 
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with clorazepate. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list of clorazepate side effects with you.)
 

Common Side Effects of Clorazepate

Clorazepate is an older medication, approved many years ago. With newer medications, side effects are carefully documented, and the exact percentage of people that develop each side effect is known. With older medications like clorazepate, information on side effects is less specific and exact percentages are not reported.
 
Some of the possible clorazepate side effects include:
 
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Upset stomach or other digestive system problems
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry mouth
  • Headaches
  • Confusion
  • Fatigue
  • Coordination problems
  • Double vision
  • Shakiness (tremor)
  • Slurred speech.
     
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