Is oxazepam a narcotic?

Not Medical Advice: No. Oxazepam is a benzodiazepine. It affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with anxiety.

Oxazepam is used to treat anxiety disorders or alcohol withdrawal symptoms.

You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to oxazepam or other benzodiazepines (such as alprazolam, diazepam, lorazepam, midazolam, Ativan, Valium, Tranxene, Versed, Xanax, and others).

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Common side effects of oxazepam may include:

dizziness, spinning sensation;

feeling restless or excited;


headache; or

blurred vision.

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Monday, August 14 2017