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Medicine Overview of Medistat Tablet
Uses of Medistat Tablet
Medistat 0.5mg Tablet is used for anesthesia, sedation in intensive care unit (ICU) and conscious sedation during diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Side effects of Medistat Tablet
Sleepiness, Agitation, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Injection site pain, Memory impairment, Decreased blood pressure, Hiccup.
How to use Medistat 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Medistat 0.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Medistat Tablet works
Medistat 0.5mg 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 Medistat Tablet
Expert advice for Medistat Tablet
- If you are taking Medistat 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 Medistat, 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 Medistat is very high.
Special precautions for Medistat 0.5mg Tablet
Medistat 0.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Medistat 0.5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Medistat 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
Medistat 0.5mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Medistat 0.5mg Tablet should be gradual....
Medistat 0.5mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Medistat 0.5mg Tablet should be gradual.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
Medistat 0.5mg Tablet may make the patient sleepy, forgetful or affect their concentration or coordination. This may affect their ability to drive....
Medistat 0.5mg Tablet may make the patient sleepy, forgetful or affect their concentration or coordination. This may affect their ability to drive.
Medistat 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient+more
s with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Medistat 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Medista+more
t 0.5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Encorate Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Midazolam, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Medistat 0.5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Midazolam
Medistat is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Medistat is a controlled substance
Yes, Medistat a sedative medication used before and during diagnostic or surgical procedures either in combination with or without local anesthesia
No, Medistat is not an opiate medication
Yes, Medistat belongs to benzodiazepine class of sedative medication
No, Medistat belongs to schedule 4. It has low potential for abuse
Versed is a brand (trade) name for Medistat
No, Medistat does not have any analgesic properties. It is used as a central nervous system depressant that slows brain activity, causes relaxation and induces sleep (anesthetic)
No, Medistat is not available in pill form. The preferred route of administration for Medistat is IV or IM injections
No, Medistat does not make you high; it makes you sleepy as it is a central nervous system depressant that slows brain activity, causes relaxation and induces sleep
Yes, Medistat causes retrograde amnesia (short term loss of memory)
No, Medistat does not hasten death. Although it may be used to induce sleep and relive anxiety in terminally-ill patients not responding to other relevant medications
Yes, Medistat crosses the placenta.
Substitutes for Medistat
No substitutes found for this medicine