Important Instructions for Serax

When and How to Take It

Some general considerations for when and how to take Serax include:
  • The medication comes in capsule form. It is taken by mouth, usually three or four times daily.
  • Serax can be taken with or without food. If it bothers your stomach, try taking it with food.
  • Serax should be taken at the same time each day to maintain even levels of the drug in your blood.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Serax may cause serious problems if you take it at higher dosages or for a longer period of time than your healthcare provider recommends (see Oxazepam Addiction).

Dosing Information

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

Side Effects of Serax

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Serax. However, not everyone who takes the drug will have problems. 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 can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Serax include, but are not limited to:
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • A spinning sensation (vertigo)
  • Headaches.
(Click Serax Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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