Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Paci-Quil Tablet

Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.

Paci-Quil Tablet side effects

Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use Paci-Quil 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. Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Paci-Quil Tablet works

Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Paci-Quil Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Paci-Quil 5 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet should be gradual.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment may be required if it is to be given for a long period
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Paci-Quil Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • If you are taking Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet 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 Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet, 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 Paci-Quil 5 mg Tablet is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Paci-Quil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Valkid
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Altole, Pandosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oxzey
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma
SERIOUS

FAQs

Q. Is Paci-Quil an opioid/ painkiller/ barbiturate/ sedative/ muscle relaxant?

Paci-Quil 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

Q. Is Paci-Quil a sleeping pill?

Paci-Quil is used as sedative drug which induces sleep

Q. Is Paci-Quil a narcotic/controlled drug?

Paci-Quil 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

Q. How long can I take Paci-Quil for?

It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor

Q. Can I take Paci-Quil for back pain/toothache/anxiety/hangover?

Paci-Quil 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

Q. Does Paci-Quil help with opioid withdrawal?

Paci-Quil is used to induce sleep, control fits and other symptoms of withdrawal of opioids as well as other depressant drugs

Q. Does Paci-Quil cause weight gain/drowsiness/thins blood?

Drowsiness is the most common side effect of Paci-Quil. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood

Q. Does Paci-Quil show on blood test?

Yes, Paci-Quil can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses

Q. Does Paci-Quil make you high?

Paci-Quil 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'. Paci-Quil 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 19th Sep 2017.
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