Paxipam Side Effects
Generic name: halazepam
Note: This document contains side effect information about halazepam. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Paxipam.
Applies to halazepam: oral tablet
Nervous system side effects have been common and have included drowsiness, sedation, somnolence, confusion, poor memory, dizziness, ataxia, and decreased motor coordination (particularly in elderly patients). Paradoxical excitement and behavioral disinhibition have also been observed by some clinicians.[Ref]
Other side effects have included withdrawal symptoms after either abrupt cessation or fast tapering of benzodiazepines and tolerance to the pharmacologic effects of other benzodiazepines has been reported . However, withdrawal symptoms have not been specifically reported for halazepam (the active ingredient contained in Paxipam) [Ref]
Respiratory side effects including dose-dependent respiratory depression have been associated with use of other benzodiazepines but has not been specifically reported for halazepam (the active ingredient contained in Paxipam) [Ref]
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