OXAZEPAM- oxazepam capsule, gelatin coated
Actavis Pharma, Inc.

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MEDICATION GUIDE

Oxazepam (ox-AZE-e-pam) Capsules, USP   C-IV

What is the most important information I should know about oxazepam?

What is oxazepam?

Do not take oxazepam capsules if you:

Before you take oxazepam capsules, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take , including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Taking oxazepam with certain other medicines can cause side effects or affect how well oxazepam or the other medicines work. Do not start or stop other medicines without talking to your healthcare provider.

How should I take oxazepam capsules?

What should I avoid while taking oxazepam?

What are the possible side effects of oxazepam?

Oxazepam may cause serious side effects, including:

The most common side effects of oxazepam include:

  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • vertigo (sensation of loss of balance)
  • headache

These are not all the possible side effects of oxazepam. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store oxazepam capsules?

General information about the safe and effective use of oxazepam capsules.

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use oxazepam for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give oxazepam capsules to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about oxazepam that is written for health professionals.

What are the ingredients in oxazepam capsules, USP?

Active ingredient: Oxazepam, USP

Inactive ingredients: Corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, FD&C Red #40, gelatin, hypromellose, lactose (monohydrate), magnesium stearate, methylparaben, propylparaben, sodium lauryl sulfate, titanium dioxide, and other inert ingredients. The 10 mg capsule also contains D&C Red #28. The 15 mg capsule also contains D&C Yellow #10. The 30 mg capsule also contains D&C Red #28 and FD&C Blue #1.

For more information, call Actavis at 1-800-432-8534.

This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Issued: September 2016

Manufactured by:
Actavis Elizabeth LLC
Elizabeth, NJ 07207 USA

Distributed by:
Actavis Pharma, Inc.
Parsippany, NJ 07054 USA

40-9188
MG (41-1227/0916)

Revised: 9/2016
Actavis Pharma, Inc.