Peacin 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Peacin Tablet
Peacin 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
Peacin Tablet side effects
Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements
How to use Peacin 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. Peacin 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Peacin Tablet works
Peacin 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.
Peacin Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Peacin 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Peacin 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
Peacin 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.
Peacin 5 mg Tablet should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Peacin 5 mg Tablet should be gradual.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Peacin 5 mg Tablet can make you sleepy, forgetful, and have poor co-ordination. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Peacin 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Peacin 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 Peacin 5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Peacin Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Peacin 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

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  • If you are taking Peacin 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 Peacin 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 Peacin 5 mg Tablet is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

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

FAQs

Q. Is Peacin an opioid/ painkiller/ barbiturate/ sedative/ muscle relaxant?
Peacin 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 Peacin a sleeping pill?
Peacin is used as sedative drug which induces sleep
Q. Is Peacin a narcotic/controlled drug?
Peacin 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 Peacin for?
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Q. Can I take Peacin for back pain/toothache/anxiety/hangover?
Peacin 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 Peacin help with opioid withdrawal?
Peacin is used to induce sleep, control fits and other symptoms of withdrawal of opioids as well as other depressant drugs
Q. Does Peacin cause weight gain/drowsiness/thins blood?
Drowsiness is the most common side effect of Peacin. There is no evidence that it causes weight gain, or thinning of blood
Q. Does Peacin show on blood test?
Yes, Peacin can be detected in blood, as well as urine, even when it is taken at prescribed doses
Q. Does Peacin make you high?
Peacin 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'. Peacin 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 25th Jan 2018.
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