Tranxene (Clorazepate) 7.5mg is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen). This medicine affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced and cause anxiety or seizures.
Tranxene (Clorazepate) 7.5mg is used to treat anxiety disorders, partial seizures, or alcohol withdrawal symptoms.
Tranxene T-Tab may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
You should not use Tranxene T-Tab if you have narrow-angle glaucoma.
Tranxene T-Tab can cause birth defects. Do not use if you are pregnant.
Do not stop using Tranxene T-Tab suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Ask your doctor how to safely stop using this medicine.
Some people have thoughts about suicide when taking a medicine like Tranxene T-Tab. Stay alert to changes in your mood or symptoms. Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor.
Before taking this medicine
You should not use Tranxene T-Tab if you are allergic to it, or if you have:
- narrow-angle glaucoma.
To make sure Tranxene T-Tab is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
- liver or kidney disease;
- mood problems or depression;
- a history of suicidal thoughts or actions; or
- if you use a narcotic (opioid) medication.
Some people have thoughts about suicide when taking a medicine like Tranxene T-Tab. Your doctor should check your progress at regular visits. Your family or other caregivers should also be alert to changes in your mood or symptoms.
Tranxene T-Tab can cause birth defects in an unborn baby. Do not use this medicine without your doctor’s consent if you are pregnant. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant during treatment. Use an effective form of birth control while you are using this medication.
If you are pregnant, your name may be listed on a pregnancy registry. This is to track the outcome of the pregnancy and to evaluate any effects of clorazepate on the baby.
Clorazepate can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Tranxene T-Tab is not approved for use by anyone younger than 9 years old.
How should I take Tranxene T-Tab?
Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results. Do not use Tranxene T-Tab in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.