Clobazam (kloe' ba zam)

 

Generic Name: Clobazam (kloe' ba zam)

Used to Treat: Lennox-Gastaut syndrome

Seizure Type: Myoclonic, Absence Seizures, Drop Attacks, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

Forms of the medicine:
Tablet

Dosing:
5mg, 10mg, 20mg

General Info:
Clobazam is used with other medication(s) to control seizures in adults and children 2 years of age and older who have Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (a disorder that causes seizures and often causes developmental delays). Clobazam is in a class of medications called benzodiazepines. It works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain.

Side Effects

Decreased appetite, Skin rashes, Appetite loss, Increased appetite, Fever, Vomiting