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Alsium Tablet

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Composition for Alsium Tablet

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Primary uses of Alsium Tablet

Epilepsy, Severe anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Alsium Tablet

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Uses of Alsium Tablet

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

Common

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

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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

Frequently asked questions about Alsium Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clobazam

Alsium.s benzodiazepine and controlled drug (addictive), but not a narcotic substance and doesn't cause addiction
It is approved by FDA
Both of this drugs belongs a to a class called benzodiazepine, but their effects are different
Alsium is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
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
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 Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Alsium with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Alsium with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Itral, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Alsium with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Alsium with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Alsium with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Alsium with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Alsium with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Alsium with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Ocifril, Clomilent, Cloclam, Obsenil, Obnil, Clora, Clomip, Anafranil, Zenil
Alsium with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Alsium with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Alsium with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Alsium with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Alsium with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Alsium with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Klarcid, Clarie, C Cin
Alsium with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Alsium with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Alsium with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Alsium with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Alsium with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Alsium with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Alsium with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Alsium with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Alsium with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Alsium with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Alsium with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Alsium with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Alsium with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Nedol, Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Alsium with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Alsium with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex

Substitutes for Alsium

No substitutes found for this medicine
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