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Clorazepate

Why has my veterinarian prescribed this medicine?

Clorazepate is a benzodiazepine. This class of medicines is used to slow down the nervous system. Clorazepate is used to relieve anxiety, as a hypnotic-sedative agent and as an anti-convulsant. In dogs, clorazepate is often administered with phenobarbital and used to help treat convulsions.

 

How do I give this medication?clorazepate-1

"It is extremely important to administer this medication exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian."

 

What do I do if I miss giving a dose?

Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give the pet two doses at once.

 

How do I store this medicine?

 

What are the potential side effects?

 

Are there any possible drug interactions?

"If your pet needs to take clorazepate and an antacid, separate the administration of each medicine by at least two hours."

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