MEGAREST 5MG INJECTION

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Composition for MEGAREST 5MG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Conscious Sedation During Diagnostic Or Therapeutic Procedures, anesthesia, sedation in intensive care unit (icu)
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Substitutes for MEGAREST INJECTION

MEZOLAM 5MG INJECTION
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BENZOSED 5MG INJECTION
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Medicine Overview of MEGAREST INJECTION

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Uses of MEGAREST INJECTION

Megarest 5mg injection is used for conscious sedation during diagnostic or therapeutic procedures, anesthesia and sedation in intensive care unit (icu).
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Side effects of MEGAREST INJECTION

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Sleepiness, Agitation, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Injection site pain, Memory impairment, Decreased blood pressure, Hiccup.

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How to use MEGAREST INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How MEGAREST INJECTION works

Megarest 5mg 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

  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Midazolam is very high. 
  • If you are taking Midazolam for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Midazolam, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for MEGAREST 5MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Megarest 5mg injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Megarest 5mg injection 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
ENCORATE SYRUP, ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION, PRATHAM 200MG/5ML REDIUSE SUSPENSION, AZIBIG 200MG SUSPENSION

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for MEGAREST 5MG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Midazolam

Q. Is midazolam safe?
Midazolam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is midazolam a controlled substance?
Yes, midazolam is a controlled substance
Q. Is midazolam a sedative?
Yes, midazolam a sedative medication used before and during diagnostic or surgical procedures either in combination with or without local anesthesia
Q. Is midazolam an opiate?
No, midazolam is not an opiate medication
Q. Is midazolam a benzodiazepine?
Yes, midazolam belongs to benzodiazepine class of sedative medication
Q. Is midazolam a schedule 8 drug?
No, midazolam belongs to schedule 4. It has low potential for abuse
Q. Is midazolam versed?
Versed is a brand (trade) name for midazolam
Q. Does midazolam have analgesic properties?
No, midazolam 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)
Q. Does midazolam come in pill form?
No, midazolam is not available in pill form. The preferred route of administration for midazolam is IV or IM injections
Q. Does midazolam make you high/knock you out (make you sleep)?
No, midazolam 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
Q. Does midazolam cause retrograde amnesia?
Yes, midazolam causes retrograde amnesia (short term loss of memory)
Q. Does midazolam hasten death?
No, midazolam 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
Q. Does midazolam cross the placenta?
Yes, midazolam crosses the placenta.
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