Dem 10 mg Tablet


Uses of Dem Tablet
Dem 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia.
Dem Tablet side effects
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Memory impairment
  • Nervousness
  • Headache
How to use Dem 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. Dem 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Dem Tablet works
Dem 10 mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called sedative-hypnotics. It works by slowing activity of the nerve cells in the brain and helps fall asleep.
Dem Tablet related warnings
Dem 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Dem 10 mg 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.
Dem 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Dem 10 mg Tablet is safe as per American Association of Pregnancy.
Dem 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Dem 10 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dem 10 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Dem 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dem 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dem 10 mg Tablet is generally started at a low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Dem Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Dem 10 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

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  • Your doctor has prescribed Dem 10 mg Tablet to help you fall asleep faster and sleep for longer.
  • Take Dem 10 mg Tablet once while going to bed and do not repeat in the same night.
  • Not for long-term use as it can be habit-forming.
  • Along with taking Dem 10 mg Tablet, follow simple tips to establish a sleep routine: Go to sleep and wake up at the same time each day; avoid drinking alcohol, smoking, or consuming coffee/tea four to six hours before going to bed; avoid large meal before bedtime; do not exercise right before going to bed; make sure the bedroom is quiet and dark; avoid daytime nap.
  • Do not abruptly stop the medicine if you have been regularly using it.

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dem

Which diet is gud to make our kidney n lever healthy or to keep dem in gud working
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
All nutricious diet drink lot of water avoid junk food
Sir Black spots on inner side of side upper teeths also yellowish teeths. Tell me remidies.
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
Get ur teeth cleaned from a dentist . Dos black spots if deposits will be removed by scalingOr if der are any decay ,get dem filled
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Q. Does Dem make you high?
Dem produces a calming effect on the brain and induces sleep. This calming effect may be perceived as pleasant or feeling high by some individuals. On prolonged use, Dem may also make an individual dependent such that they are not be able to sleep or function normally without taking it
Q. Does Dem have paracetamol (acetaminophen) or aspirin in it?
No, Dem does not have paracetamol (acetaminophen) or aspirin in it
Q. Does Dem expire?
Like all medicines, Dem has an expiry date, which is printed on the tablet strip or bottle. Dem should not be taken beyond this date.
Q. Can I take Dem with prednisone?
No drug-drug interactions have been found Dem taken with prednisone. However always consult with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Does Dem help with anxiety?
Dem is used to treat insomnia, which may help ease anxiety in some patients, although doctors do not prescribe Dem for anxiety alone because it does not work in the same manner as other sedatives anti-anxiety drugs
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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Orchid Towers', #313, Valluvar Kottam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600 034, Tamil Nadu, India
We do not facilitate sale of this product at present
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