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JUNIZ RDS SUPPOSITORY 5 MG


Overview

Introduction of Juniz Rds Suppository

JUNIZ RDS SUPPOSITORY 5 MG is a prescription medicine used to treat seizures. It helps to decrease the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells and calms the brain.

JUNIZ RDS SUPPOSITORY 5 MG is given under the supervision of a healthcare professional and it is inserted into the rectum. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor as it has high potential of habit-forming. If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to doctor as it may cause nausea and anxiety. If you have been taking this medicine for a long time then regular monitoring of blood and liver functions may be required.

Side effects of this medicine are very less but may cause abdominal discomfort. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Uses of Juniz Rds Suppository

Juniz Rds Suppository side effects

Common
  • Rectal discomfort

How to use Juniz Rds Suppository

Remove the wrapper from the suppository before inserting it. Keep lying down for about 15 minutes after insertion so that the suppository does not come out before it melts.

How Juniz Rds Suppository works

JUNIZ RDS SUPPOSITORY 5 MG is a benzodiazepine (BZD). It is absorbed rapidly into the bloodstream from the rich blood supply of the rectal area. Once absorbed, it quickly increases the action of GABA, a chemical messenger. This action suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain, thereby controlling seizures.

Juniz Rds Suppository related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
JUNIZ RDS SUPPOSITORY 5 MG is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
JUNIZ RDS SUPPOSITORY 5 MG is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
CAUTION
JUNIZ RDS SUPPOSITORY 5 MG should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of JUNIZ RDS SUPPOSITORY 5 MG may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment may be required if it is to be given for a long period
Liver
CAUTION
JUNIZ RDS SUPPOSITORY 5 MG should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of JUNIZ RDS SUPPOSITORY 5 MG may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Juniz Rds Suppository?

If you miss a dose of JUNIZ RDS SUPPOSITORY 5 MG, 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

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Expert Advice

  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of this medicine is very high. Take it only as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may increase dizziness and drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as that may lead to nausea, anxiety, agitation, flu-like symptoms, sweating, tremor, and confusion.
  • JUNIZ RDS SUPPOSITORY 5 MG helps treat short term anxiety.
  • Safety of this medicine is not established for long-term use. Do not use it for more than 4 weeks. 

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Juniz Rds

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Abnormal heart beat with epilepsy and hypertensionPlease as soon fastPatients have this problem from 4 years and levetiracetam 500mg Telmesartan 40 mg Cilnidipine 10 mg Aspirin 150 mg Continued from last 4 yearsToday pt have good health but sometimes if he missed dose of this medicine , he immediately started this problemsSo I want to buy this medicine from this app . so please send me this prescription of this medicinesPlease response me fast
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
U have to upload your doctor's prescription
My daughter is 5 years she is getting epilepsy minor fits m giving her levipil from last 1.5 year but still she is getting minor fit if dose is missed now added lonazep 1/2 at night is there aftereffects side effect of this medicine shud I give herMinor fits just for a second just like need ka jhatka
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please follow your doctor's advice regarding treatment. Epilepsy in children is usually very difficult to control and requires multitherapy in some children.Continue the medicines, they are both safe if given in recommended dosage.
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FAQs

Q. Is Juniz Rds an antidepressant? What is it used for?

Juniz Rds is not an antidepressant and belongs to a group of medicines called benzodiazepine. It is used to treat severe anxiety (an emotional state where you may sweat, tremble, feel anxious and have a fast heartbeat) or agitation. It is also used to treat trembling, muscle spasm due to tetanus or poisoning, seizures or fits, confusional states or anxiety associated with alcohol withdrawal. It also helps in relaxing patients before minor operations or procedures.

Q. How long does it take for Juniz Rds to start working?

It depends on what you are taking Juniz Rds for. If you are taking it to treat anxiety, you should start feeling better within a few hours, but it may take a week or two before the full benefits become evident. Similarly, if you are taking it to relieve muscle spasm you may notice a difference after 15 minutes. Your muscles will start relaxing when you keep taking Juniz Rds regularly for a few days.

Q. Does Juniz Rds cause sleepiness? If yes, then should I stop driving while taking Juniz Rds?

Yes, Juniz Rds causes drowsiness very commonly. It also causes forgetfulness and affects muscular function which may adversely affect your ability to drive. Sometimes, drowsiness persists even on the following day. So, in case Juniz Rds makes you sleepy and affects your alertness, you should avoid driving.

Q. Is it safe to take Juniz Rds and alcohol together?

No, it is not at all recommended to take alcohol with Juniz Rds since it can cause breathing problems, sleepiness and heart problems. Taking Juniz Rds with alcohol may make you sleepy and your breathing may become so shallow that you may not wake up. This may even lead to death.

Q. Is Juniz Rds addictive?

People taking Juniz Rds in high doses or for a long term may become addicted to it. Also, people with a history of alcoholism and drug abuse are more likely to become addicted to Juniz Rds. Therefore, Juniz Rds should be taken for the shortest possible time and in the lowest effective dose.

Q. Can I stop taking Juniz Rds if I start feeling better?

No, do not stop taking Juniz Rds suddenly as you may experience withdrawal effects like depression, nervousness, difficulty in sleeping, irritability, sweating, upset stomach or diarrhea. Stopping it suddenly may even bring back the symptoms and make them harder to treat. You may also experience mood changes, anxiety, restlessness and changes in sleep patterns. These effects may occur even after taking low doses for a short period of time.

Q. For how long should I take Juniz Rds?

The duration of treatment with Juniz Rds is mainly as short as possible. Your doctor will evaluate you after 4 weeks of treatment in order to assess the need of continuation of treatment, especially if you do not have any symptoms. In general, the treatment does not last any longer than 8-12 weeks which includes the gradual reduction of dose process.

Q. Does Juniz Rds have any effect on contraception?

Juniz Rds does not affect the functioning of any type of contraception including the birth control pills and emergency contraception. Birth control pills can keep Juniz Rds in your body for a long time and increase its effect. You can also experience bleeding in between your periods if you take Juniz Rds and birth control pills together. But your contraceptive method will still work.

Q. Is it safe to take clozapine and Juniz Rds together?

No, it is not recommended to take clozapine and Juniz Rds together because the effects of both medicines may get added together. This can result in severe drop in blood pressure, breathing problems (respiratory depression) and can even stop your heart which can lead to death.

Q. Is Juniz Rds safe to be used in elderly patients?

The dose in elderly is generally half of the dose recommended to young people. This is because Juniz Rds causes muscle relaxation which can make the patient fall down, which may further lead to fractures.

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