Alzepam

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Alzepam 10 Tablet 10 टैबलेट 1 पत्ते ₹ 10.9
Alzepam 5 Tablet 10 टैबलेट 1 पत्ते ₹ 7.3
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  • Manufactured by: Psycormedies
  • Contains / Salt: Diazepam (10 mg)

Alzepam Information

Alzepam, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Anxiety, Epilepsy. Other than this, Alzepam has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The right dosage of Alzepam depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Alzepam have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Alzepam normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Alzepam's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Severe while nursing. It is important to know if Alzepam has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Alzepam related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Myasthenia Gravis (MG), Liver Disease, Glaucoma must refrain from the use of Alzepam since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Alzepam contraindications section.

Additionally, Alzepam may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Alzepam, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Alzepam Benefits & Uses

Alzepam is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Alzepam Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Anxiety
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose range: 2 - 10 mg, 2 - 4 times daily, depends on severity of disease
Geriatric
  • Disease: Anxiety
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose range: 2 - 2.5 mg, 1 - 2 times daily
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Anxiety
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose range: 1 - 2.5 mg, 3 - 4 times daily
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Anxiety
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose range: 1 - 2.5 mg, 3 - 4 times daily

Alzepam Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Alzepam safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Alzepam. It is best to stop taking Alzepam immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Alzepam safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Alzepam. It should only be taken after medical advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Alzepam on the Kidneys?


    Alzepam rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alzepam on the Liver?


    In the absence of any scientific study on the side effects of Alzepam on the liver, information on safety of Alzepam for liver is unavailable.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Alzepam on the Heart?


    Alzepam is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Alzepam with Other Drugs

Alzepam should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Alzepam Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Alzepam unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Alzepam

  • Is this Alzepam habit forming or addictive?


    Yes, Alzepam can get addictive. Consume it only after doctor's advise.

    Yes
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Alzepam as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Alzepam is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Alzepam has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

    Yes

Alzepam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Alzepam


    Taking Alzepam with food is safe.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Alzepam


    Taking alcohol with Alzepam can be dangerous.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Alzepam

Question about 5 years ago

When to take Alzepam?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

Ideally Alzepam can be taken with food or without food post evening because its absorption is not affected by food. However, you are recommended to take it as per a doctor's instructions.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Alzepam cause low blood pressure?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Alzepam causes low blood pressure in the patients who are taking it. However, the exact cause behind this is unknown. If you are experiencing low blood pressure after taking this drug, then please consult with your doctor.

Question over 4 years ago

Does Alzepam cause weight gain?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Yes, Alzepam causes weight gain. However, the exact cause behind it is not known. If you gain weight after taking Alzepam, discuss it with your doctor.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Alzepam cause erectile dysfunction?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Yes, Alzepam causes erectile dysfunction. If you experience erectile dysfunction after taking it, do not stop the drug without consulting your doctor. Discuss with your doctor, he/she will provide you solutions or prescribe alternative medicines.

Question almost 5 years ago

Is Alzepam safe to use?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Alzepam is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, some side effects are observed at regular doses such as drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, constipation and changes in libido. Do not hesitate to inform your doctor if you are facing any of the above.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


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