Bromazepam


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Patient w/ myasthenia gravis, severe resp insufficiency including chronic obstructive airways disease w/ incipient resp failure, sleep apnoea syndrome. Severe hepatic impairment.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ CV or cerebrovascular disease, pre-existing or chornic resp disease, acute narrow-angle glaucoma, impaired gag reflex, history of alcohol or drug abuse; at risk of falls. Not intended as primary therapy of depression, anxiety and/or psychosis. Avoid abrupt withdrawal. Renal and mild to moderate hepatic impairment. Elderly, debilitated patients. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling May impair ability to perform activities requiring mental alertness and motor coordination (e.g. operating machinery, driving). Monitoring Parameters Monitor resp, CV and mental status. Periodic monitoring of CBC and LFTs.
Adverse Reactions
Drowsiness, dizziness, headache, ataxia, decreased alertness, seizures, tremor, incontinence, anterograde amnesia, confusional state, emotional disturbances, libido disorders, muscle weakness and spasm, depression; behavioural, speech and sleep disorders, restlessness, agitation, delusion, irritability, aggressiveness, nightmares, anger, psychoses, hallucinations, diplopia, pruritus and rash, fatigue, cardiac failure, resp depression, anorexia, GI disturbances (e.g. nausea, vomiting).
Drug Interactions
May enhance the activity w/ CYP450 inhibitor (e.g. azole antifungals, macrolides, HIV protease inhibitors, Ca channel blockers). Elevated plasma levels w/ disulfiram or cimetidine. Additive CNS depressant effects w/ barbiturates, sedatives, anaeasth, anxiolytics, hypnotics, phenothiazines, other antipsychotics, skeletal muscle relaxants. May potentiate anticholinergic effects of atropine, antihistamines and antidepressants. Increased psychic drug dependence w/ narcotic analgesics.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
N05BA08 - bromazepam ; Belongs to the class of benzodiazepine derivatives anxiolytics. Used in the management of anxiety, agitation or tension.
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