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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Azepam.
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Azepam is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in so... View More
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Azepam is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Azepam may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Azepam can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may aff... View More
Azepam should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azepam may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Dose adjustment... View More
Azepam should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azepam may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Azepam is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of short-term anxiety. It can also be used to treat acute alcohol withdrawal, to relieve muscle ... View More
Uses of Azepam
- Short term anxiety
- Alcohol withdrawal
- Muscle spasm
Side effects of Azepam
- Impaired coordination
- Muscle weakness
How to use Azepam
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Azepam may be taken with o... View More
How Azepam works
Azepam is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the... View More
What if you forget to take Azepam?
If you miss a dose of Azepam, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your re... View More
- Azepam helps treat short term anxiety.
- Safety of this medicine is not established for long-term use. Do not use it for more than 4 weeks.
- The addiction / habit-forming potential of this medicine is very high. Take it only as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor
- It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
- Avoid consuming alcohol as it may increase dizziness and drowsiness.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Do not stop taking medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as that may lead to nausea, anxiety, agitation, flu-like symptoms, sweating, tremo... View More
Agitation, Anxiety, Anaesthesia, Seizures, Insomnia, Muscle spasms, Alcohol withdrawal syndrome
May be taken with or without food. IV Preparation Compatibility with D5W, NS, and Ringer's controversial. If infusion is selected, adding the infusi... View More
Anxiety 2-10 mg PO q6-12hr, OR 2-10 mg IV/IM q6-12hr; no more than 30 mg/8 hours Alcohol Withdrawal 10 mg PO q6-8hr during first 24hr; reduce to 5 ... View More
Sedative/Muscle Relaxant Potentially toxic dose in patients <6 years: >0.5 mg/kg <6 months: Not recommended >12 years 0.12-0.8 mg/kg/day PO divide... View More
Renal impairment: Dose reduction may be required.
Hypersensitivity; myasthenia gravis, preexisting CNS depression or coma, respiratory depression; acute pulmonary insufficiency or sleep apnoea syndrome;... View More
Mode of Action
Diazepam is a long-acting benzodiazepine w/ anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, sedative, muscle relaxant and amnestic properties. It increases neuronal membran... View More
Impaired renal and hepatic function, respiratory disease, organic cerebral changes, elderly, psychotic patients, epileptics, history of alcohol or drug ... View More
1-10% Atax (3%),Euphoria (3%, rectal gel),Incoordination (3%, rectal gel),Somnolence (>1%),Rash (3%, rectal gel),Diarrhea (4%, rectal gel) Frequency... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: D Lactation: Enters breast milk; not recommended Minor tranquilizers should be avoided in first trimester of pregnancy due to ... View More
May significantly enhance CNS depressant effect w/ antivirals (e.g. amprenavir, ritonavir). May enhance CNS depressant effect w/ anaesth, narcotic analg... View More
Alternative brand for Azepam
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More