Frisium 5 Tablet

Prescription Required


Uses of Frisium Tablet

Frisium 5 Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy and severe anxiety.

Frisium Tablet side effects

  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use Frisium 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. Frisium 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Frisium Tablet works

Frisium 5 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.

Frisium Tablet related warnings

Frisium 5 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Frisium 5 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.
Frisium 5 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Short-term use is not expected to cause any adverse effects in the breastfed baby, especially if the baby is older than 2 months. During long-term use, monitor for possible sleepiness.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel sleepy or have concentration or memory problems after taking Frisium 5 Tablet and this may affect your ability to drive.
Frisium 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Frisium 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Frisium 5 Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Frisium 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Frisium 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Frisium 5 Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • If you are taking Frisium 5 Tablet for the treatment of severe 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 Frisium 5 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 Frisium 5 Tablet is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Frisium with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
Brand(s): Valkid
Brand(s): Imirise
Brand(s): Altole, Pandosun
Brand(s): Norma
Brand(s): R Zep
Brand(s): Oxzey
Brand(s): Stoin
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
Brand(s): Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Frisium

my wife PATIENT suffering from Epilepsy. she gets it generally when she is feeling weak or exhausted or if she has some small accident at home /outside which hurts her body part little severely. we did follow a course of epilepsy tablets for 6 month in 2010 but it was exhausting her and health was further deteriorating. hence stopped that. this year it happened twice every time with reason. me and family support her all the way emotionally / mentally. also makes sure that she is having proper diet and sleep. please advise what best can be done medicine wise and in terms of improving health by diet or nah other ways. thank you
Dr. Manju Singh
Daer PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic remedy for your complaint:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPS LINK: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
What is the suitable medicine in homeopathy for epilepsy for middle people event hough they are using English medicine like levers xr 750and Valero cr300twice a dsy
Dr. Manju Singh
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPS 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
Do you have any questions related to Frisium 5 Tablet?


Q. Is Frisium/ frisium a benzodiazepine or narcotic or a controlled drug or sedative or addictive?
Frisium.s benzodiazepine and controlled drug (addictive), but not a narcotic substance and doesn't cause addiction
Q. Is Frisium FDA approved?
It is approved by FDA
Q. Is Frisiumthe same as Valium?
Both of this drugs belongs a to a class called benzodiazepine, but their effects are different
Q. Is Frisium safe?
Frisium is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Frisium cause weight gain/ make you sleepy or tired?
Frisium may cause weight gain,make you feel sleepy or dizzy, especially when you first start treatment. Contact your doctor if you develop such symptom
Q. Does Frisium get you high?
Yes. But do not use this medicine without prescription as this medicine has potential for abuse with many side effects.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Oct 2018.
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