Generic Medicine Info
Acute pulmonary insufficiency; alcohol-dependent patients.
Special Precautions
Chronic pulmonary insufficiency, cardiac and respiratory disease, hepatic or renal impairment, history of drug abuse, marked personality disorder. Excessive sedation may occur and drowsiness may persist the next day. Maintain airway integrity during parenteral administration. Avoid prolonged use or use in 1st and 3rd trimester of pregnancy. Elderly, children.
Adverse Reactions
Nasal congestion and irritation; conjunctival irritation, headache. Rarely, paradoxical excitement, confusion, dependence, GI disturbances, rash, urticaria, bullous eruption, anaphylaxis, and alterations in liver enzymes.
Potentially Fatal: Respiratory depression.
Drug Interactions
Cimetidine inhibits metabolism. Sedation is enhanced by simultaneous admin of CNS depressants such as alcohol, barbiturates and antipsychotics. Diazoxide; calcium-channel blockers; clonidine; disulfiram; clozapine; diuretics; moxonidine; nabilone; nitrates; esomeprazole and omeprazole; muscle relaxants, dopaminergics; lofexidine; hydralazine; minoxidil and nitroprusside; antifungals; angiotensin II-receptor antagonist; antiepileptics; β-blockers; antibacterials.
ATC Classification
N05CM02 - clomethiazole ; Belongs to the class of other hypnotics and sedatives.
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