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Medicine Overview of Megarest Injection
Uses of Megarest Injection
Megarest 10mg Injection is used for anesthesia, sedation in intensive care unit (ICU) and conscious sedation during diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Side effects of Megarest Injection
Sleepiness, Agitation, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Injection site pain, Memory impairment, Decreased blood pressure, Hiccup.
How to use Megarest Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Megarest Injection works
Megarest 10mg injection 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 Megarest Injection
Expert advice for Megarest Injection
- If you are taking Megarest 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 Megarest, 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 Megarest is very high.
Special precautions for Megarest 10mg Injection
Megarest 10mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Megarest 10mg Injection 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.
Megarest 10mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
Megarest 10mg Injection should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Megarest 10mg Injection should be gradual....
Megarest 10mg Injection should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Megarest 10mg Injection should be gradual.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
Megarest 10mg Injection may make the patient sleepy, forgetful or affect their concentration or coordination. This may affect their ability to drive....
Megarest 10mg Injection may make the patient sleepy, forgetful or affect their concentration or coordination. This may affect their ability to drive.
Megarest 10mg Injection should be used with caution in patie+more
nts with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megarest 10mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Megares+more
t 10mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Encorate Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule
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 Megarest 10mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Midazolam
Megarest is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Megarest is a controlled substance
Yes, Megarest a sedative medication used before and during diagnostic or surgical procedures either in combination with or without local anesthesia
No, Megarest is not an opiate medication
Yes, Megarest belongs to benzodiazepine class of sedative medication
No, Megarest belongs to schedule 4. It has low potential for abuse
Versed is a brand (trade) name for Megarest
No, Megarest 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, Megarest is not available in pill form. The preferred route of administration for Megarest is IV or IM injections
No, Megarest 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, Megarest causes retrograde amnesia (short term loss of memory)
No, Megarest 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, Megarest crosses the placenta.