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Equipam 2 mg Tablet

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Composition for Equipam 2 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Equipam 2 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Equipam Tablet

Uses of Equipam Tablet

Equipam 2 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, epilepsy and muscle spasm.

Equipam Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Equipam are Memory impairment, Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Depression, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

How to use Equipam 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. Equipam 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Equipam Tablet works

Equipam 2 mg Tablet 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.

In Depth Information on Equipam Tablet

Expert advice for Equipam Tablet

  • If you are taking Equipam 2 mg Tablet 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 Equipam 2 mg Tablet, 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 Equipam 2 mg Tablet is very high.
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Equipam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Equipam Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Equipam 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Equipam 2 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Equipam 2 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Equipam 2 mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Equipam 2 mg Tablet should be gradual.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Equipam 2 mg Tablet can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Equipam 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Equipam 2 mg 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 Equipam 2 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Equipam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Equipam 2 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Equipam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Diazepam

Q. Is Equipam an opioid/ painkiller/ barbiturate/ sedative/ muscle relaxant?
Equipam 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 Equipam a sleeping pill?
Equipam is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
Q. Is Equipam a narcotic/controlled drug?
Equipam 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 Equipam for?
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Q. Can I take Equipam for back pain/toothache/anxiety/hangover?
Equipam 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 Equipam help with opioid withdrawal?
Equipam is used to induce sleep, control fits and other symptoms of withdrawal of opioids as well as other depressant drugs
Q. Does Equipam cause weight gain/drowsiness/thins blood?
Drowsiness is the most common side effect of Equipam. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Q. Does Equipam show on blood test?
Yes, Equipam can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
Q. Does Equipam make you high?
Equipam 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'. Equipam 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 Equipam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Equipam with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pantoprazole: Altole, Pandosun, Paddy, Solprazole, P Od, Pantolex, Pantopaa, Maspan, Pantodell, Zenta
Equipam with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit
Equipam with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase
Equipam with Lansoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lansoprazole: Legend, Lazole, Less, Zolitec, Lansad, Lanspic, Lansure, Wylan, Lanzyco, Dyzole
Equipam with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, SV
Equipam with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez
Equipam with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Equipam with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Equipam with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxital
Equipam with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita
Equipam with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
Equipam with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Equipam with Rabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabeprazole: Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure, Rabon, Rabequeen, Solrazole, R Od, Rabod, Rabgize, Rabepaa
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF
Equipam with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Equipam with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Equipam with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot
Equipam with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid
Equipam with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Equipam with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium
Equipam with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Equipam with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, C-Pride
Equipam with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Develpin

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