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Clorazepate, Gen-XENE, Tranxene-T, Tranxene-SD, Tranxene, Tranxilium


Clorazepate is a benzodiazepine that has anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, sedative and skeletal muscle relaxant properties.

Clorazepate has been discontinued since February 2006 in the UK.




Side Effects

anxiety, ataxia, blurred vision, confusion, depression, diplopia, dizziness, drowsiness, dysarthria, euphoria, fatigue, headache, insomnia, mania, nightmares, physiological dependence, syncope, tremor, vertigo, withdrawal, xerostomia,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions

Negative interactions:

Grapefruit juice
Grapefruit juice slows the breakdown of several drugs, including benzodiazepines.

Sedative herbs: Kava, Passionflower, Hops, Ashwagandha, Calendula, Catnip, LadyÕs Slipper, Lemon Balm, Sassafras, Skullcap, and Yerba mansa.
Sedative herbs may cause excess sedation when used with antipsychotic agents.

Positive interactions:

Melatonin may help handle withdrawal symptoms from benzodiazepines.




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