Oxazepam is a Medicine belongs to Benzodiazepine group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1120   Edition : 37,

  ►   Brandname : Serax,Serepax

  ►  Strength : Capsule with 10  mg, Capsule with 15  mg, Capsule with 30  mg,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 387   Edition : 12,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1120   Edition : 37,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Anxiety Oral 15 30 mg t.i.d/q.i.d
2 Insomnia Oral 15 25 mg One hour before retiring.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 1120   Edition : 37,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : drowsiness, Sedation, muscle weakness, ataxia, vertigo, headache, Confusion, Depression, slurred speech, dysesthesias, changes in libido, tremor, visual disturbances, urinary retention, incontinence, gastrointestinal disturbance, changes in salivation, amnesia, hostility, aggression, disinhibition, respiratory depression, hypotension, Pain, thrombophlebitis, blood disorder, fatalities, hypersensitivity reactions,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1090   Edition : 37,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Oxazepam is with Zonisamide , , Propafenone Hydrochloride , , Testosterone , Baclofen , Ethinylestradiol ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1093   Edition : 37,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  Enhanced sedation or respiratory and cardiovascular depression may occur if diazepam or other benzodiazepines are given with other drugs that have CNSdepressant properties; these include alcohol, antidepressants, sedative antihistamines, antipsychotics, general anaesthetics, other hypnotics or edatives, and opioid analgesics. The sedative effect of benzodiazepines may also be enhanced by cisapride. Adverse effects may also be produced by use with drugs that interfere with the metabolism of benzodiazepines,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1093   Edition : 37,


►  Contraindication : CNS depression, coma, respiratory depression, acute pulmonary insufficiency, myasthenia gravis, sleep apnea, hepatic impairment, renal impairment,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1092   Edition : 37,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Its actions are mediated by enhancement of the activity of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), a major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1096   Edition : 37,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- with Puerarin reduce the effect of oxazepam, ALCOHOL with Alcoholic beverages with oxazepam can increase side effects of the drug .,

  ►  Reference :-
  • Eldelberg, D. The New Age of nutritional and herbal remedies. New Zealand
  • Gaby, A. (2006). A–Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions. 2nd ed. New York: Three Rivers Press

  •   ►  URL -- https://books.google.co.in/books?id=WZhj8EO9N3sC&pg=PA49&lpg=PA49&dq=The+New+Age+of+nutritional+and+herbal+remedies.++book&source=bl&ots=UVld-vNZL0&sig=5KwkKUUvW45p0TkfVUCtMZxnbow&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiajLCNocrOAhVMto8KHfD2D-4Q6AEIMDAE#v=onepage&q=The%20, http://www.lifestyle-clinic.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/A-Z_Guide.pdf,

    ►   Route of Elimination :   Renal,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1120   Edition : 37,


    ►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   4 hours,    Max value :-   15 hours,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1120   Edition : 37,


    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   2 hours,    Max value :-   NA
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1120   Edition : 37,