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Paxum 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Paxum 5mg Tablet

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Paxum Tablet

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Uses of Paxum Tablet

Paxum 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Paxum Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Paxum Tablet works

Paxum 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 Paxum Tablet

Expert advice for Paxum Tablet

  • If you are taking Paxum 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 Paxum, 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 Paxum is very high.
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Paxum Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Paxum Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Paxum 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Paxum 5mg 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
Paxum 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Paxum 5mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Paxum 5mg Tablet should be gradual.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Paxum 5mg Tablet can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Paxum 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Paxum 5mg 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 Paxum 5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Paxum Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Paxum 5mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Paxum Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Diazepam

Paxum 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
Paxum is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
Paxum 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
Paxum 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
Paxum 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 Paxum. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Yes, Paxum can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
Paxum 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'. Paxum 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Paxum with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Paxum with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Paxum with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Paxum with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Paxum with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Paxum with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Paxum with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Paxum with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Paxum with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Paxum with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Paxum with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Paxum with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Paxum with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Paxum with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Paxum with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Paxum with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Paxum with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Paxum with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Paxum with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Paxum with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Paxum with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Navalin Chrono, Valparex
Paxum with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Paxum with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Paxum with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Paxum with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Paxum with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Paxum with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Paxum with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Paxum with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Paxum with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Paxum with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol

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