Cloba 5 Tablet
Cloba 5 MG Tablet is primarily prescribed for treating severe anxiety and epilepsy (seizures). It is assumed to work by suppressing the excessive and abnormal activity of the brain nerve cells.
Cloba 5 MG Tablet is generally prescribed in combination with another drug. It essentially treats a particular kind of seizure disorder called Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS). It can also be prescribed in the treatment of other problems as per the discretion of your doctor.
The drug is a part of a class of medicines called benzodiazepine. Although how Cloba 5 MG Tablet particularly works is yet unknown, the general idea is that it controls the action of gamma-aminobutyric, which is a chemical released by the brain.
The drug should be taken orally, either with food or without. It has to be swallowed whole. In case you cannot consume Cloba 5 MG Tablet whole, mix it with apple sauce and swallow immediately. You can drink water to wash down the mixture. Any extra mixture should not be stored.
In case of a missed dosage, take the drug as soon as possible. If it is time for your next dose, it is best to skip the missed dose and go back to your normal dose schedule. The drug does cause a few side effects such as dizziness and allergies. But if any of the following side effects become very severe be sure to get in touch with a doctor. They are-
allergic reaction, which may include hives, itching or problems with breathing
changes in appetite and vision
hallucinations and confusion along with mood swings
cough and itchy throat
problems with speech
bruising and bleeding
It is important to take certain safety measures when taking Cloba 5 MG Tablet. For example, driving should be avoided as one of the side effects of the drug includes dizziness. Alcohol consumption when taking this drug can lead to drowsiness and aggravate other side effects too. Cloba 5 MG Tablet should not be stopped suddenly. This can lead to seizures or adverse mental side effects.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Psychiatrist before using this medicine.
The most common use of this medication is:
Seizures Associated With Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
The medication is known to cause fewer side effects like:
Missed Dose instructions
If you miss a dose of Cloba 5 MG Tablet, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Cloba 5 MG Tablet belongs to the class benzodiazepines. It works by increasing the effect of GABA which is an inhibitory neurotransmitter which results by increasing the permeability of chloride ions into the neuron thus result in hyperpolarization and stabilization of neuron.