Microdep 2mg Tablet

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Micro Labs Ltd

Composition for Microdep 2mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety, Epilepsy, Muscle spasms
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
NOT FOR SALE
We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Microdep Tablet

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Uses of Microdep Tablet

Microdep 2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety, epilepsy, muscle spasms and alcohol withdrawal.
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Side effects of Microdep Tablet

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Sleepiness, Memory impairment, Uncoordinated body movements, Dizziness, Headache, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Depression, Irritability, Slurred speech, Constipation.

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How to use Microdep 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 Microdep 2mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Microdep Tablet works

Microdep 2mg 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 Microdep Tablet

Expert advice for Microdep Tablet

  • If you are taking Microdep 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 Microdep, 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 Microdep is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Microdep 2mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Microdep 2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Microdep 2mg Tablet 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
CAUTION
Microdep 2mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Microdep 2mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Microdep 2mg Tablet should be gradual.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Microdep 2mg Tablet can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Microdep 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Microdep 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Dose adjustment may be required if it is to be given for a long period
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Microde
p 2mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Diazepam, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Microdep 2mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Diazepam

Microdep belongs to a class of medication called as benzodiazepine. It produces sedation and also causes muscle relaxation. It is not a barbiturate, and does not relieve pain
Microdep is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
Microdep is considered as a narcotic drug, as it has low, but definite potential to cause addiction, resulting in abuse of the drug; hence, its sale is controlled. It is available only according to the prescription of a doctor
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Microdep is used in the treatment of short-term relief (2-4 weeks) of severe anxiety. It is not a pain-relieving medication, and cannot be used to relieve pain. It does not relieve hangover
Microdep is used to induce sleep, control fits and other symptoms of withdrawal of opioids as well as other depressant drugs
Drowsiness is the most common side effect of Microdep. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Yes, Microdep can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
Microdep is a benzodiazepine, which calms down the brain to relieve symptoms of brain hyperactivity. This effect may be perceived by some as pleasant, or ‘getting high'. Microdep is considered as a narcotic drug, as it has low, but definite potential to cause addiction, resulting in abuse of the drug; hence, its sale is controlled. It is available only according to the prescription of a doctor.
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