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. D P M 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
D P M 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
D P M 10 mg 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.
D P M 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby. D P M 10 mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of D P M 10 mg Tablet should be gradual.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. D P M 10 mg Tablet can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
D P M 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of D P M 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Dose adjustment may be required if it is to be given for a long period
There is limited information available on the use of D P M 10 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of D P M 10 mg Tablet, 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.
Q. Is D p m an opioid/ painkiller/ barbiturate/ sedative/ muscle relaxant?
D p m 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
Q. Is D p m a sleeping pill?
D p m is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
Q. Is D p m a narcotic/controlled drug?
D p m 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
Q. How long can I take D p m for?
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Q. Can I take D p m for back pain/toothache/anxiety/hangover?
D p m 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
Q. Does D p m help with opioid withdrawal?
D p m is used to induce sleep, control fits and other symptoms of withdrawal of opioids as well as other depressant drugs
Q. Does D p m cause weight gain/drowsiness/thins blood?
Drowsiness is the most common side effect of D p m. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Q. Does D p m show on blood test?
Yes, D p m can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
Q. Does D p m make you high?
D p m 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'. D p m 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.