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Alsium Tablet

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Alsium NA Tablet

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Primarily used for

Severe anxiety, Epilepsy
We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Alsium Tablet


Uses of Alsium Tablet

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

Alsium Tablet side effects


Sleepiness, Dizziness, Fatigue, Uncoordinated body movements, Slurred speech, Memory impairment, Headache, Dryness in mouth, Constipation, Depression, Irritability.


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 GABA, a chemical messenger 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 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, 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 is very high.
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Alsium Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Alsium Tablet
Alsium Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alsium interacts with these medicines
Taking Alsium with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alsium with Sodium Valproate
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valparin, Epival, Torvate
Alsium with Levosulpiride
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Levazeo, Neopride, Levogold, Lesuride, Volapride, Zenpride
Alsium with Haloperidol
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Senorm, Trancodol, Talendol, Hexidol, Normadol, Serenace
Alsium with Lansoprazole
Medicines with composition Lansoprazole: Chexid, Lanzol, Lancid, Zes, Lans, Lanspro, Lanzopen, Lansec, Protogut, Biolan
Alsium with Imipramine
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Depranil, Talendep, Depsonil PM, Depsonil, Antidep, Impramine, Eldep
Alsium with Valproic Acid
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Disoval
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