Prazepam is a benzodiazepine derivative drug developed by Warner-Lambert in the 1960s. It possesses anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, sedative and skeletal muscle relaxant properties.
Agents that alleviate ANXIETY, tension, and ANXIETY DISORDERS, promote sedation, and have a calming effect without affecting clarity of consciousness or neurologic conditions. ADRENERGIC BETA-ANTAGONISTS are commonly used in the symptomatic treatment of anxiety but are not included here.
Aggregated GHS information provided by 3 companies from 2 notifications to the ECHA C&L Inventory. Each notification may be associated with multiple companies.Reported as not meeting GHS hazard criteria by 2 of 3 companies. For more detailed information, please visit ECHA C&L websiteOf the 1 notification(s) provided by 1 of 3 companies with hazard statement code(s):H336 (100%): May cause drowsiness or dizziness [Warning Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure; Narcotic effects]
H361 (100%): Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child [Warning Reproductive toxicity]
H362 (100%): May cause harm to breast-fed children [Reproductive toxicity, effects on or via lactation]
Information may vary between notifications depending on impurities, additives, and other factors. The percentage value in parenthesis indicates the notified classification ratio from companies that provide hazard codes. Only hazard codes with percentage values above 10% are shown.
P201, P202, P260, P261, P263, P264, P270, P271, P281, P304+P340, P308+P313, P312, P403+P233, P405, and P501
(The corresponding statement to each P-code can be found
Use of Prazepam
Your dose will depend upon your condition (dose range: 10 mg to 60 mg per day). In order tto avoid anterograde amnesia, you should take Prazepam just before bedtime.
Treatment with this drug should never lasts longer than a month! When you need to stop using this drug, the dosage should be reduced gradually. The doctor will explain you how to gradually reduce the dose of this drug.
Example: If you have used 20 mg of Prazepam per day, you will first need to reduce the dose to 10 mg per day for 5-7 days and then you can discontinue use of this medicine.
Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water. Do not chew or crush the tablet because it could change its effects.
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