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Diastat 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Diastat 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Diastat 10mg Tablet

Short term anxiety
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Diastat Tablet

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Uses of Diastat Tablet

Diastat 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Diastat Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Diastat 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. Diastat 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Diastat Tablet works

Diastat 10mg 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 Diastat Tablet

Expert advice for Diastat Tablet

  • If you are taking Diastat 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 Diastat, 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 Diastat is very high.
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Diastat Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Diastat Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Diastat 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Diastat 10mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Diastat 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Diastat 10mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Diastat 10mg Tablet should be gradual.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Diastat 10mg Tablet can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Diastat 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Diastat 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment may be required if it is to be given for a long period
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Diastat 10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Diastat Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Diastat 10mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Diastat Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Diazepam

Diastat 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
Diastat is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
Diastat 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
Diastat 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
Diastat 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 Diastat. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Yes, Diastat can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
Diastat 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'. Diastat 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Diastat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Diastat with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Diastat with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Diastat with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Diastat with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Diastat with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Diastat with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Diastat with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Diastat with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Diastat with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Diastat with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Diastat with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Diastat with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Diastat with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Diastat with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Diastat with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Diastat with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Diastat with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Diastat with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Diastat with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Diastat with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Diastat with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Navalin Chrono, Valparex
Diastat with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Diastat with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Diastat with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Diastat with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Diastat with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Diastat with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Diastat with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Diastat with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Diastat with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot

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