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Alsium Tablet

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Alsium Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Alsium Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Alsium Tablet

Uses of Alsium Tablet

Alsium Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy and severe anxiety.

Alsium Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Alsium are Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Depression, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

How to use Alsium Tablet

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. Alsium Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alsium Tablet works

Alsium Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Alsium Tablet

Expert advice for Alsium Tablet

  • If you are taking Alsium Tablet for the treatment of severe anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Alsium Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Alsium Tablet is very high.
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Alsium Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Alsium Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alsium Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alsium Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Alsium Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Short-term use is not expected to cause any adverse effects in the breastfed baby, especially if the baby is older than 2 months. During long-term use, monitor for possible sleepiness.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel sleepy or have concentration or memory problems after taking Alsium Tablet and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Alsium Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alsium Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Alsium Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Alsium Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alsium Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Alsium Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Alsium
my wife PATIENT suffering from Epilepsy. she gets it generally when she is feeling weak or exhausted or if she has some small accident at home /outside which hurts her body part little severely. we did follow a course of epilepsy tablets for 6 month in 2010 but it was exhausting her and health was further deteriorating. hence stopped that. this year it happened twice every time with reason. me and family support her all the way emotionally / mentally. also makes sure that she is having proper diet and sleep. please advise what best can be done medicine wise and in terms of improving health by diet or nah other ways. thank you
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Daer PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic remedy for your complaint:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPS LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
What is the suitable medicine in homeopathy for epilepsy for middle people event hough they are using English medicine like levers xr 750and Valero cr300twice a dsy
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPShttp://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
Sir i have been taking tegrital 200 for epileptic fits for the last 21 years. I had fits when i was 24 and doctor prescribed 2 tabs of tegrital 200 daily. I started the medicine and it is working fine till date. I havent seen my doctor ever since. Is it safe to take this drug for such a long time?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Usual treatment duration for epilepsy is for three years, after which medicines are gradually tapered of. Tegrital(carbamazepine) can have ill effect on kidneys. You need regular Kudney Function Test and Complete Blood Counts to monitor any side effect.
Epilepsy patient, taking Zenoxa300mg tab twice a day. I had last attack on 24nov2015. I want to know how long should l take this pill . Can l substitute this with lovax300 or lovax OD300 p/day.pls guide me best. Thnk U.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
u can substitute as LOVAX OD 300 is more cost effective with same SALT,but probably u have to take it for very long time, and decision of stopping should be only taken under consultation of NEUROPHYSICIAN , so kindly consult them
Hi,can u pls tell me abt avena sat? Can i take it for general health improvement and is there any side effect of the same?how long one can take this?
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
Homeopathy
AVENA SATIVA Avena sativa Generalities ? Avena Sativa (common oat) improves the nutrition of brain and nervous system. ? It is useful therefore in nervous exhaustion, sexual debility; debility after exhausting diseases. ? Nervous tremors of the aged, paralysis agitans, chorea and epilepsy. ? Inability to keep the mind fixed on any one subject especially when due to masturbation. ? Bad effects of Morphine habit. ? Insomnia. Dose ? Tincture 10 to 30 drops should be given in hot water.
I am suffering from epilepsy. I want to know it's cause treatment precautions and everything related to epilepsy. Also please tell me about the best doctors in India for the treatment of epilepsy.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
cause- many- infection, stroke, traumaprecautions- avoid swimming n adventure sports; take medicine regularlybest doctors- depends on ur residence
?? ???? ?????? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ??? encorate Charon 200 500 tablet use krta hu kya iska koi solution h Jisse main completely thk ho jau
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Epilepsy requires regular treatment with anticonvulsants like encorate chrono for at least 3 years of seizure free period after which medicines may be tapered off unless seizures reappear. At present, there are no other effective treatment options.

Frequently asked questions about Alsium Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clobazam

Q. Is Alsium/ frisium a benzodiazepine or narcotic or a controlled drug or sedative or addictive?
Alsium.s benzodiazepine and controlled drug (addictive), but not a narcotic substance and doesn't cause addiction
Q. Is Alsium FDA approved?
It is approved by FDA
Q. Is Alsiumthe same as Valium?
Both of this drugs belongs a to a class called benzodiazepine, but their effects are different
Q. Is Alsium safe?
Alsium is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Alsium cause weight gain/ make you sleepy or tired?
Alsium may cause weight gain,make you feel sleepy or dizzy, especially when you first start treatment. Contact your doctor if you develop such symptom
Q. Does Alsium get you high?
Yes. But do not use this medicine without prescription as this medicine has potential for abuse with many side effects.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Alsium with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alsium with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma
Alsium with Rabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabeprazole: Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure
Alsium with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin
Alsium with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pantoprazole: Altole, Pandosun
Alsium with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid
Alsium with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
Alsium with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx
Alsium with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey
Alsium with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise
Alsium with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep

Substitutes for Alsium

No substitutes found for this medicine
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