Calmod 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Calmod 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety, Epilepsy, Muscle spasms
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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We currently do not sell this product

Medicine Overview of Calmod Tablet

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Uses of Calmod Tablet

Calmod 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety, Epilepsy, Muscle spasms and Alcohol withdrawal.
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Side effects of Calmod Tablet

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

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How to use Calmod 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Calmod 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Calmod Tablet works

Calmod 5mg 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 Calmod Tablet

Expert advice for Calmod Tablet

  • If you are taking Calmod for the treatment of insomnia and 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 Calmod, 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 Calmod is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Calmod 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Calmod 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Calmod 5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Calmod 5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Calmod 5mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Calmod 5mg Tablet should be gradual.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Calmod 5mg Tablet can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Calmod 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, PRATHAM 200MG REDIUSE SUSPENSION, Azibig 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Diazepam, 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 regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Calmod 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Diazepam

Calmod belongs to a class of medication called as benzodiazepine. It produces sedation and also causes muscle relaxation. It is not a barbiturate, and does not relieve pain
Calmod is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
Calmod is considered as a narcotic drug, as it has low, but definite potential to cause addiction, resulting in abuse of the drug; hence, its sale is controlled. It is available only according to the prescription of a doctor
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Calmod is used in the treatment of short-term relief (2-4 weeks) of severe anxiety. It is not a pain-relieving medication, and cannot be used to relieve pain. It does not relieve hangover
Calmod is used to induce sleep, control fits and other symptoms of withdrawal of opioids as well as other depressant drugs
Drowsiness is the most common side effect of Calmod. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Yes, Calmod can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
Calmod is a benzodiazepine, which calms down the brain to relieve symptoms of brain hyperactivity. This effect may be perceived by some as pleasant, or ‘getting high'. Calmod is considered as a narcotic drug, as it has low, but definite potential to cause addiction, resulting in abuse of the drug; hence, its sale is controlled. It is available only according to the prescription of a doctor.
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