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Dizapam 10 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Dizapam Injection

Dizapam 10 mg Injection is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.

Dizapam Injection side effects

Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use Dizapam Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Dizapam Injection works

Dizapam 10 mg Injection is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Dizapam Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Dizapam 10 mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dizapam 10 mg Injection 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
Dizapam 10 mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Dizapam 10 mg Injection should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Dizapam 10 mg Injection should be gradual.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Dizapam 10 mg Injection can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Dizapam 10 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dizapam 10 mg Injection 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 Dizapam 10 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Dizapam Injection?

If you miss a dose of Dizapam 10 mg Injection, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Dizapam 10 mg Injection
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Expert Advice

  • If you are taking Dizapam 10 mg Injection 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 Dizapam 10 mg Injection, 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 Dizapam 10 mg Injection is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dizapam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure
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Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
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Brand(s): R Zep
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Brand(s): Stoin
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Brand(s): Imirise
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dizapam

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Is Dizapam an opioid/ painkiller/ barbiturate/ sedative/ muscle relaxant?

Dizapam 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 Dizapam a sleeping pill?

Dizapam is used as sedative drug which induces sleep

Q. Is Dizapam a narcotic/controlled drug?

Dizapam 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 Dizapam for?

It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor

Q. Can I take Dizapam for back pain/toothache/anxiety/hangover?

Dizapam 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 Dizapam help with opioid withdrawal?

Dizapam is used to induce sleep, control fits and other symptoms of withdrawal of opioids as well as other depressant drugs

Q. Does Dizapam cause weight gain/drowsiness/thins blood?

Drowsiness is the most common side effect of Dizapam. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood

Q. Does Dizapam show on blood test?

Yes, Dizapam can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses

Q. Does Dizapam make you high?

Dizapam 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'. Dizapam 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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