Active Ingredient(s): Oxazepam
FDA Approved: * June 4, 1965
Category: Anxiety

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Serax Overview

Oxazepam is a short-to-intermediate-acting benzodiazepine.[5][6] Oxazepam is used for the treatment of anxiety[7][8] and insomnia and in the control of symptoms of alcohol withdrawal syndrome. It is a metabolite of diazepam, prazepam, and temazepam,[9] and has moderate amnesic, anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, hypnotic, sedative, and skeletal muscle relaxant properties compared to other benzodiazepines.[10&...

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anxiety attacks what should i take

I have taken Serax for anxiety attacks, works great but now insurance will no longer cover that medication. They recommend Xanax which I am highly allergic to, or Buspar which I read is mainly for long term use.I need something when I feel an anxiety attack coming on, not something I have to take all day every day. ## Hello, Sandra! How are you? There are other options, in addition to Xanax and Serax, such as Ativan and Diazepam, both of which work the same way, so you can take them as needed and they are both also available as generics, as well as the name brands. The issue with them, however, is that they do have the potential to be habit forming, which is why many doctors prefer something such as Buspar, which you take daily to keep anxiety under control, but doesn't have that sa...

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Serax and Oxazepan are no longer covered by my Rx program. Is there an Rx that provides similar results ## This is a Benzodiazepine derivative, so yes, there are quite a few other options available. You will need to speak to your doctor though, to figure out which would be the best alternative for you. ## it just came to my attention that serzone is non-available. how can i stop this medication without side-effects...thank you


use to treat anxiety stress andsleeping disorder ## Serax contains the active ingredient Oxazepam, which is a Benzodiazpeine that is used to treat anxiety and nervous disorders. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Learn more: Are there any other comments or questions?


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 10mg, 15mg, 30mg
  • Tablet: 15mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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